North Carolina’s dairy industry has been struggling for years. The pandemic has made things worse

By Charlotte Ix

A young cow stands in its enclosure at the Ran Lew Dairy in Eli Whitney, North Carolina – a community in Alamance County. (Charlotte Ix / Carolina Connection)

While the COVID-19 pandemic affected nearly every facet of life, the dairy industry took an especially hard hit. Many consumers stockpiled milk at the beginning of the pandemic and then didn’t buy any for months. So dairy farmers were left trying to survive in an industry that was already barely hanging on.

Charlotte Ix reports.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.