05/15/19 - White House Tariffs Having Big Effects on The Family Farm


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May 16 2019 37 mins   2
Host and American Family Farmer Doug Stephan www.eastleighfarm.com talks about the weather and how reports indicate that many Family Farmers have not been able to Fertilize. Next, following up on the negative effects of how the White House Tariffs are affecting Family Farmers. Then, we meet Bobbi Wilson, Government Relations Associate for The Wisconsin Farmers Union. www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com Bobbi also has similar duties with Dairy Together. www.dairytogether.com Over the last 10 years, the USDA recorded the loss of roughly 17,000 dairy herds, cutting the total number of U.S herds by nearly one third. Through Dairy Together, farmers across the country are mobilizing in response to the current dairy price crisis. Finally, Host Doug Stephan opines about "Farming Anxiety" over Weather and other issues. Doug encourages that it's time to join a support group or organize one.