As Milk Prices Decline, Worries About Dairy Farmer Suicides Rise

For Rogers, farming is a calling and a way of life.  He says continuing financial pressure is threatening the survival of dairy farmers and the landscape of New England.

The nation’s dairy farmers are facing their fourth year of depressed milk prices. The outlook is so bleak, it’s increased worries about farmer suicides. One recent outreach effort drew criticism.

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Source: NPR