Tag Archives: dairy farmers

Op - Ed
January 9, 2019

Creation, innovation may help Vermont dairy farmers

By Anson Tebbetts

As we enter a new year, many Vermont dairy farmers, as well as farmers nationwide, continue fighting through their economic fog. Trapped in an antiquated federal dairy pricing system, Vermont’s hard-working stewards of the land are at the whim of a highly…

Op - Ed
September 14, 2016

Go organic, Vt. dairy farmers need new business model

By Roger Allbee The Vermont dairy industry is again reeling from low commodity prices, caused by overproduction, a glut of imports, challenges in our export markets, and poor economic growth. The stark reality is that the current pricing mechanism for non-organic milk, in place since…