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Routine Mailing To Dairy Farmers Included A Rare Note: Suicide Hotline Info

Photo by Will Rogers via Facebook

For dairy farms in New England, the outlook for milk prices is not good this year. The stress has been tied to suicides among dairy farmers.

One effort to get them help is sparking some criticism.

Will Rogers and his girlfriend, Heather, run a 75-cow dairy farm in Warren, Massachusetts. It’s just the two of them, and sometimes, short-term, part-time workers.

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