Family farms are at the mercy of trade wars, economies of scale and a complex pricing system.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The Great Depression exacerbated conditions for farmers in Wisconsin, causing dairy prices to soar and leading to a period of social unrest that led to the death of one farmer.
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A downturn in milk prices has decimated small and mid-size Wisconsin dairy farms. A controversial two-tiered pricing system could save many family farms on the brink of losing their livelihoods.
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