Thursday, May 6, 2021

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.

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.

Just because your dairy farm is bigger, doesn't mean survival is easier. But it's doable. At least it has been for Andreas Farms Inc, in Sugarcreek, Ohio.

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

Reporter Rachel Wagoner reflects on what she learned from the Dairy Dilemma series and how she thinks we can fix the dairy industry.

Farm and Dairy Editor Rebecca Miller explains the purpose of the Dairy Dilemma series and what went into putting all the pieces together.

For many dairy farmers, moving on is tough. It was no different for Jim and Donna Beardsley, but they managed to keep the farm going after selling the herd.