The Economic State of Farming

Agriculture

The Economic State of Farming

By Zac Schultz, Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

October 4, 2019 • South Central Region

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U.S. and State Department of Agriculture Secretaries Sonny Perdue and Brad Pfaff both give their perspectives on the state of small dairy farmers and the industry as a whole. With extreme weather, low prices and uncertainty in foreign trade, Pfaff explains that Wisconsin farmers have been hit with a “triple whammy” of unfortunate events.


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