WisContext reporter Will Cushman delves into what declining milk prices mean for Wisconsin dairy producers. He highlights specific counties in the state that have shown stark declines in herd numbers, and discusses what the outlook is for future milk prices.
While the economic and human toll wrought by low milk prices have been documented, the factors that determine those prices can feel enigmatic or perhaps even baffling for people outside of the industry.
One of the impacts of the January 2019 government shutdown was a change to when food stamp benefits were disbursed. David Lee of Feeding Wisconsin discussed how recipients may have to wait longer for their March benefits since February's were released early.