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Dairy pricing key to farm bill

Gillibrand: Unstable farm economics big hurdle in state

Cows graze in the stalls of the barn at the Tim Sievers Farm on Thayer Road in Florida Tuesday.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Cows graze in the stalls of the barn at the Tim Sievers Farm on Thayer Road in Florida Tuesday.
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As the U.S. Senate gears up to debate the Farm Bill again, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has a plan to ensure New York dairy farmers get a fair shake. New York’s junior senator has advanced bi-partisan legislation designed to inject more transparency, fairer income and accurate dairy pricing into the competitive world of dairy farming. The Dairy Pricing Reform Act is primarily aimed at reforming the way the U.S. Department of Agriculture sets dairy prices, a ...


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safny
April 2, 2013
3:33 p.m.

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How does capitalism guarantee profit? The dairy farmers should cut out the stores and sell to the public.

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