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Dairy cows stand in the milking parlor at a farm in Illinois.

Photograph by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Dairy cows stand in the milking parlor at a farm in Illinois.

Milk Producers: Congress Still Pushing Farmers Over Cliff

The National Milk Producers Federation isn’t very happy about the nine-month extension of current farm policy included in the Senate-passed version of the budget deal, calling it “a devastating blow to the nation’s dairy farmers.” “After months of inaction, the...

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Without a new farm bill, old legislation would gradually take effect in 2013, beginning with dairy programs in January. Photograph by Paul Sisul

Without a new farm bill, old legislation would gradually take effect in 2013, beginning with dairy programs in January. Photograph by Paul Sisul

Farm Bill Stalemate: No Crying Over Doubled Milk Prices Next Year

The top Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee says the $1-trillion agriculture bill the panel approved in July is out of his hands — and if milk prices double next year because Congress doesn’t act, it has only itself to...

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