Struggling Wisconsin dairy farmers building a future with hazelnuts, specialty milk, goats and creative thinking

Facing environmental issues, changing consumer tastes, corporate mega-farms, and more, small dairy farmers in Wisconsin are quickly adapting their business models to stay afloat. This article looks at a number of solutions that farmers have taken across the state, such as switching to goat milk, growing hazelnuts, renting out barns, or even changing products entirely to wine or olive oil. All of the solutions show that dairy farmers have to be creative and adaptable in order to keep up with the future of farming.

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