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Want Milk?

dcopeland Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 9:08 AM
I too am a dairy farmer, the market will correct itself. The only thing the government did by sticking it's big fat nose into ag is create a lobby that is the largest in teh world i think; and that lobby supporst BIG AG only. The grants all go to universities or BIG AG, a token to little farmers they trot up before the cameras and say "see how great we are, we helped the little guy" after the cameras leave the farmers are stuck with a "loan" they can't pay back. Read "The Time It Never RAined" which predicted the dust bowl. This time, people need to get involved with farmers who can't afford to pay for labor, unless you are BIG AG that is behind all the illegal aliens. Find an old farmer, go ask him if you could help him for a few hours

December 22, 2012

“Were we directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1821, “we should soon want bread.”

And milk, no doubt.

“Add another, more prosaic item to the list of things Congress has left until the last minute to resolve this year: the price of milk,” The Washington Post reported last Thursday.

Yes, it’s true; our glad-handing representatives are set to thrust us off yet another cliff — this time “The Dairy Cliff.”

A major piece of the colossal...