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Recent dairy act was a ‘scheme’

June 6, 2013
By NATE WILSON , The OBSERVER

Last year Congress attempted and failed to pass a comprehensive Farm Bill. The dairy portion of the proposed 2012 Farm Bill was called the Dairy Security Act. The heart and guts of the act was a taxpayer-funded dairy margin insurance scheme. It was promoted as a solution to cover a dairyman's losses whenever milk prices received would not cover feed margin costs.

 
 

 

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