In Vermont, How One Small Family Dairy Farm Has Stayed Afloat04:47
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John Silloway, David Silloway and Paul Lambert all have a hand in running their family's farm. (Courtesy Silloway Farms)
John Silloway, David Silloway and Paul Lambert all have a hand in running their family's farm. (Courtesy Silloway Farms)
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For Vermont dairy farmers, making a living is increasingly difficult. The number of dairy farms in Vermont continues to decline: There were more than 3,000 of them in the 1980s. Today, just about 800. And 80 percent of those are small farms with fewer than 200 animals.

Steve Zind (@SZvt) of Vermont Public Radio has this report on how one small family farm has stayed in business through all the ups and downs.

This segment aired on November 24, 2017.

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