Wisconsin’s unusually warm winter weather is creating ag transportation challenges
Wisconsin’s unusually warm winter weather is creating ag transportation problems.
In the state, there is typically a lot of snow and a deep frost by now, but this year, there is not even frost under the roads. This has led to many local governments placing weight limits on town and county roads in an effort to protect them, meaning farmers and loggers are struggling to move products to market.
One dairy Brownfield Ag News that this is causing him four additional loads a week, and he expects this winter to be very expensive because of the mild temperatures.