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Local dairy farms scramble as virus causes milk prices to plummet (access required)

As with many other industries, dairy farmers thought 2020 looked pretty bright when it began. Following a four-year slump in milk prices, local producers were commanding about $18.50 a hundred weight (approximately 11 gallons) for their milk. It looked like this year the bills would be getting paid without scraping by. “For us, we’d have been very ...

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