2020 a year of ups and downs for Vermont dairy - Times Argus


As with so many aspects of life, 2020 was shaping up to be a pretty good year for Vermont dairy farmers - until you-know-what.

"“Going into 2020 it was looking like it was going to be a fairly good year market-wise and cash flow-wise … and then obviously March comes around and the pandemic hits and overnight we were looking at losing over 30% of our income,” said Stephanie Pope, of Iroquois Acres NWA LLC, a 600-head dairy farm that’s been in her family for three generations. “There were a lot of sleepless nights ... trying to navigate what to do and how to save our business.”"

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-15 15:18:47 -0500