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Viral video brings to light struggles of American dairy farmers


Added 04-16-19 11:04:02pm EST - “Dairy farmer Mark Berg went on Facebook? last week to vent his frustration bordering on desperation” - Finance.yahoo.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Finance.yahoo.com: “Viral video brings to light struggles of American dairy farmers”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

This article, Viral video brings to light struggles of American dairy farmers, originally appeared on CBSNews.com

Pine Island, Minn. — There's a viral video bringing attention to the struggles of American dairy farmers. It was posted by a farmer in Minnesota where the median income dropped in 2018 from about $43,000 to less than $15,000.

Dairy farmer Mark Berg went on Facebook last week to vent his frustration bordering on desperation.

"Literally just got done arguing with my dad — just yelling, screaming — back and forth," Berg said. "And, it never used to be that way."

"It's not about having money," Berg said in the Facebook video. "But when you literally work day in and day out all the time to -- for nothing. You gain nothing. We've gained nothing."

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