Rick Barrett

New Generation of Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Look for a Future That Keeps Them on the Land, Following Their Passion
The collapse of small dairy farms has been changing the landscape of Wisconsin — literally and figuratively — for years. Thousands of family farms are weighing their future, questioning whether they should keep going when the next round of hard times, which never seems far away, could force them out of business.
January 21, 2021
'A Slow Healing Process': Slammed By the Dairy Crisis, Shuttered By the Coronavirus, Small Towns Forge Ahead
The city of Loyal is in the heart of Wisconsin's dairy country. For years, it's been dealing with an ailing farm economy. Then COVID-19 hit the state.
June 10, 2020