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The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family.

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  • Challenges Affecting the Management of Small-Scale Dairy Industries
    notes that 85 percent of milk production comes from dairies that milk over 1,000 cows. Because larger dairies leverage their size to buy inputs at lower prices, smaller dairies struggle to compete. Sm...
    07/22/2018 - 9:06 pm | View Link
  • Farm Crisis: “Without Immediate Government Action, The Days Of The Small Dairy Farm Are Numbered”
    Things are bad when the coop sends the suicide hotline number with the milk payment. Milk prices are currently about $15 per hundred pounds (cwt) while cost of production at family farms is more than ...
    05/3/2018 - 5:03 am | View Link
  • In the US, small organic milk producers face turmoil
    "At the current prices, we are in the red ... The price of his milk has plummeted around 30 percent in two years. "At this point, it is manageable. But if bigger organic dairies in the western US keep ...
    03/13/2018 - 8:50 pm | View Link
  • How Fancy Cheese May Save Some Small-Scale Dairies
    Unstable milk prices that rarely get very high have forced most dairies to grow their herds to make money on volume. In general, farmers rarely keep only one or two cows in a red barn as is so often d...
    02/16/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • How Fancy Cheese May Save Some Small-Scale Dairies
    Unstable milk prices that rarely get very high have forced most dairies to grow their herds to sufficient sizes to make money on volume. In general, farmers rarely keep the one or two cows in a red ba...
    02/6/2017 - 12:30 am | View Link
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  • Used Milk Tank
    Used Small Milk Tanks. Next to used dairy equipment we also buy and sell used bulk milk tanks. We specialize in small milk coolers between 100 and 1500 litres. Used milk tanks come in all kinds of brands, conditions and prices. There are also several different types of cooling systems.
    01/10/2019 - 3:25 am | View Website
  • Best advice to U.S. dairy farmers? 'Sell out as fast as ...
    Small-dairy farmers were some of the last holdouts against the farming industry’s pressure to grow or die — but it’s unclear how much longer they can last. ... Low milk prices set off a ...
    06/30/2018 - 10:52 am | View Website
  • Low milk prices force small dairy farms to close :: WRAL.com
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Low milk prices are increasingly forcing small Ohio dairy farmers out of business and third- or fourth-generation family farms are in danger of closing down. Times are tough for ...
    05/14/2018 - 7:55 pm | View Website
  • Low milk prices prompt local dairy farmers to close
    Low milk prices are increasingly forcing small Ohio dairy farmers out of business and third- or fourth-generation family farms are in danger of closing down. Times are tough for dairy farmers to ...
    05/13/2018 - 8:07 am | View Website
  • Dairy farmers face destruction from low milk prices
    Some of the farm groups cite Canada’s dairy system as an example of how milk supply management, coupled with price controls, has kept small farms in business.
    05/1/2018 - 9:19 am | View Website
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