Newscast: Monday, May 21, 2012, 7:34 a.m.
05/21/12 7:34AM By Mitch Wertlieb, Melody Bodette  Download MP3
A total of 524 mobile homes were damaged in Vermont during Tropical Storm Irene. Many homeowners are still recovering, some paying more for housing. The number of dairy farms in Vermont continues to shift. The official count of dairy farms has fallen by 7 to 977 since the year began. Spring is a time when struggling farmers make the difficult decision whether to plant crops or put their cows up for auction. And a few are taking that step.