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In Weathersfield, Vt., a town once dotted with small milking farms, about 60 cows peacefully chew hay at their home on Fuller Farm. They are the last remaining dairy herd in Weathersfield, and they’ll be auctioned off this week. This is a growing trend in the changing dairy industry — in the state and beyond.

As Big Milk Moves In, Family-Owned U.S. Dairy Farms Rapidly Fold

Photo: Rebecca Sananes/Vermont Public Radio
Caption: David Fuller has been a dairy farmer since 1977.