While dairy farmers don’t get the chance to chat with each other at the local diner near as much as they used to, I’d imagine their conversations today would sound a little like this:
“We just can’t seem to keep good employees around anymore.”
“These feed prices are going to eat up what’s left of my milk check.”
“I order a box of dry tubes weeks ago and we still haven’t received them. These supply chain issues are a nightmare!”
Do these conversations sound all too familiar?
Dairy farmers are faced with frustrating obstacles each and every year, and 2022 is certainly no exception. In a recent poll, we asked readers what the most challenging hurdle would be for their operation this year. Here’s how they responded: