August 4, 2009

Falling milk prices

Wisconsin dairy farmers face dropping milk prices in 2009, losing about $100 per cow each month, according to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation. Ben Merens and his guest discuss the impact on dairy farmers, as production costs continue to rise and the demand for dairy products plummets. Listen here.

Guest: Bob Cropp, Dairy Marketing Economist, Professor Emeritus, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, College of Agricultural
& Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison