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Dairy farmers oppose the new Farm Bill; ignores plight of dairies

According to Tweksbury, there is a bill currently on the Senate docket (S-1640) that will help dairy farmers almost immediately. The biggest advantage offered by this bill is the provision that the farmer’s cost of production be used to determine the pricing of milk on the market, but so far, he said, there has not been a lot of interest in this bill by legislators.