Thursday, October 22, 2020

A look at the how the number of dairy herds, cows and milk production for Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia changed in the last 10 years.
man clips cow at farm show

Pennsylvania is tackling the dairy issue by studying it and investing in it like never before.

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture just took over dairy regulation in the state with less than 50 dairy farms. What's it going to do next?

Farm and Dairy reporter Rachel Wagoner digs into the history and market conditions behind the dairy industry's current state in part one of Dairy Dilemma.
Enos Royer farm, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Mrs. Royer milking

How did the dairy market evolve into what it is today? Take a trip back in time to find out how dairy prices have been set over time.
Holestiens eating

Learn more about the rocky path to the Dairy Margin Coverage program and why some are skeptical of its staying power and ability to stop dairy bankruptcies.

Rachel Wagoner shares why she decided to tackle the comprehensive story of modern dairy and how she brought the Dairy Dilemma series to life.

Farm and Dairy Editor Rebecca Miller explains the purpose of the Dairy Dilemma series and what went into putting all the pieces together.
President Herbert Hoover signing the Farm Relief Bill in 1929.

An address by Herbert Hoover, U.S. Food Administrator, made to the National Milk and Dairy Farm Exposition, published in Farm and Dairy on May 31, 1918.