Documentary shows plight of state’s dairy farms

Documentary shows plight of state’s dairy farms

Documentary shows plight of state’s dairy farms
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SHELBURNE — It’s not easy to forget any of the half-dozen or so dairy farms that have stopped making milk over the past few decades, just in the Patten District alone — especially if you look out on the view from John and Carolyn Wheeler’s Wheel-View Farm, which was one of them.

“It was a really hard decision,” recalls Carolyn Wheeler of the decision to sell their dairy herd in 1988. She says they were simply exhausted from dairying. They had both grown up on dairy farms right here………

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