Why farmers are dumping milk – and how consumers can help
April 15, 2020
By Kara O’Connor | Wisconsin Farmers Union Government Relations Director
Wisconsin Farmers Union has received a number of inquiries from concerned consumers along the lines of, “Can’t farmers do something with the milk other than dump it? Why are farmers disposing of milk when I’m being limited on milk purchases at the store?”
This situation is indeed troubling. It is heartbreaking for farmers to have to dispose of their milk like this.
The reason this is happening right now is...