Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed costs under the new federal farm bill, and more federal dollars will be spent to spur international trade of American agricultural products.
Almost every week the number of farmers who have been left without a home for their milk grows. This time, 52 farmers in New York are being released by Marcus Dairy, a fluid milk processor in Danbury, Conn.
As the U.S. takes aim at Canada’s dairy sector as it attempts to renegotiate NAFTA, Canada's farmers and processors are forging ahead with some of their biggest expansions and investments in more than a decade.
Directly shipping their milk to military bases across the state, a new federal proposal would require the cooperative to send bottles of milk to a warehouse in Virginia before shipping the products back to New York.