The raw milk farmer's jury trial -- which began in May and lasted one week -- drew observers from around the country. It was followed by news outlets, bloggers, and right-to-farm advocates far and wide.
Hershberger was charged with multiple licensing violations and violating a hold order that state officials placed on his products after they raided his farm in June 2010.
Regulators denied the raid had anything to do with Hershberger's production of raw milk, although it came only weeks after then-Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed a bill that would have permitted limited sales of the product.
Hershberger's legal team contended he was exempt from the licensing requirements that ordinarily apply to milk producers and retail store operators.
His products were available only to those registered as "members" of