Sarah Lloyd

Sarah Lloyd

Sarah Lloyd farms with her husband Nels Nelson on the 350-cow Nelson dairy farm in Columbia County. She works off-farm as the Director of Special Projects for the Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU). This work includes helping organize the national farmer-led Dairy Together movement,

Wisconsin farmers at the U.S. Capitol

Wisconsin Farmers Union Goes to Washington

By: - September 16, 2019

Farmers and their advocates from across the state, from Blanchardville to Bayfield, flew to Washington, DC, last week as part of the National Farmers Union Fly-In.  The 24 members of the Wisconsin Farmers Union delegation joined up with colleagues from around the country, making our group close to 400 strong. We called on Congress to […]

Holstein cows in a barn at the Marshfield Agricultural Research Station's north campus near Stratford, Wis., Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 2018. Photo by Michael P. King/UW-Madison CALS

Milk: Too Much of a Good Thing

By: - July 29, 2019

Our cup runneth over. In 2018 Wisconsin dairy farmers produced a record 30.6 billion pounds of milk. That’s billion with a “b.” We’ve been trained to see increase and plentitude as always a good thing. In the case of milk, America’s Dairyland has too much of a good thing. To be fair it’s not just […]