Monticello Dairy Queen Update
January 24, 2019
Hello! My name is Sarah Blumer. I am the 2018-2019 Monticello Dairy Queen. My parents are Ron and Jen Blumer.
January is a great time to reflect on the past year and to make goals for the year ahead. For dairy farmers, 2018 wasn't a very good year. According to the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, Wisconsin lost 638 dairy farms in 2018. That's a 7.25% decline in our dairy farms and the biggest drop since 2004.
Traditionally, people make resolutions at the beginning of a new year. Please join me in adding resolutions that support the dairy industry to your li...