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Disruptions hit dairy farmers

Dairy

U.S. dairy farms are enduring heavy financial damage due to supply chain disruptions from COVID-19 related closures and quarantines, which has sent milk prices down by as much as one-third since the beginning of the year.

Mass closures of restaurants and schools have forced a sudden shift from schools and restaurants to retail grocery stores, creating bottlenecks at processors. Milk powder prices also have suffered as the export dependent market saw a significant sales decline. As the result of logistical and packaging troubles for...




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