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Holstein cows wait to be milked at Alfred Brandt's dairy farm, which has been in his family since 1840 and has been affected by the industry's supply chain disruptions created by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Linn, Missouri, U.S. April 28, 2020. Brandt, along with other U.S. dairy farmers, has seen a drop in milk prices and has been forced to dump excess milk as a result of the closure of schools, restaurants and coffee shops. REUTERS/Whitney Curtis - RC2YDG9STC0E
Dairy farms have been hit hard by the closure of cafes and restaurants. Image: REUTERS/Whitney Curtis
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