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local farms http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1737/all en National dairy trends taking toll on local farmers http://addisonindependent.com/201210national-dairy-trends-taking-toll-local-farmers <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13437" style="width: 153px;"><a href="/201210national-dairy-trends-taking-toll-local-farmers"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/paulaudy7136.thumbnail.jpg" alt="paulaudy7136.jpg" title="paulaudy7136.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="153" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> NEW HAVEN FARMER Paul Audy recently sold his herd of 90 Holsteins and retired from dairy farming. Selling the herd was the best way for Audy to keep his farm and home. Independent photo/Trent Campbell. </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; With grain prices sky-high and milk prices dropping, a few family-owned Addison County dairy farms are closing their doors this fall.</p> <p> Paul Audy of New Haven and John Roberts of Cornwall, both in their early sixties, cited a confluence of forces that prompted each of them to get out of the business they had been in for decades: the increasing financial challenges of running a medium-sized herd, the tumultuous market exacerbated by the dairy pricing regulations and the toll of working long hours for years on end.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13438">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201210national-dairy-trends-taking-toll-local-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County agriculture dairy Featured local farms Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:32:27 +0000 13438 at http://addisonindependent.com