OPINION: Wisconsin`s farmers have always been a sound investment

Last month, I led a farm tour for Farm Aid’s extravaganza in southeastern Wisconsin. Our tour recognized that the nation’s farmers are in economic crisis. It’s been worsening for several years, but for three years in a row, more farmers in Wisconsin than any other state have been forced into bankruptcy. Agricultural markets are dynamic and cyclical. But low prices over several years are taking a terrible toll...

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Ken Notes: I would add that the large or mega farm is changing the landscape We are closing 20% of our dairy farms EVERY year yet we are milking more cows today than ever before in Wisconsin. I see this as a real problem others do not.



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