Bobbi Wilson

Bobbi Wilson

Bobbi Wilson is Policy & Special Projects Coordinator for Wisconsin Farmers Union, a member-driven organization that is committed to enhancing the quality of life for family farmers, rural communities, and all people through educational opportunities, cooperative endeavors, and civic engagement. Learn more about WFU’s work at and how to engage in Dairy Together at 

CAMBRIDGE, WI - APRIL 25: Tina Hinchley milks cows on the family farm she shares with her husband Duane on April 25, 2017 near Cambridge, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Helping or hurting Wisconsin dairy farmers?

By: - March 2, 2021

Wisconsin dairy farmers were treading water in 2020, kept afloat by direct payments from the federal government. The aid resulted in a sharp decrease in herd exits: 360 dairy farms went out of business in Wisconsin last year compared to 818 closures in 2019. When I read the latest statistic, my first reaction was relief. […]