Dairy Duress: the Pandemic Soured the Dairy Industry's Optimistic Outlook for 2020
Article about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Maine dairy farmers. Describes how pandemic-related business and school closures cut the demand for milk and dairy products. Discusses the strategies Maine dairy farmers have implemented to survive, reducing milk production and sometimes the size of their herds. Discusses the difference between projections for dairy in 2020, expected to be a banner year with high revenues, and the reality of the pandemic market.
Schreiber, Laurie, "Dairy Duress: the Pandemic Soured the Dairy Industry's Optimistic Outlook for 2020" (2020). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 7757.