With Dairy Farmers Going Bust, Southwest Missouri Dairy Plant Closing

Photo Courtesy of Murray Bishoff/ Monett Times

The Dairy Farmers of America milk processing plant in Monett with 86 employees will close later this year, with some jobs ending in September. A member of the plant’s board of directors said dairy farmers can’t pay the feed bills because of the the high price of corn, and Missouri lost 182 dairies in 2012 “and a lot more in the first months of 2013.
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