Dairy Farmers Still Facing Milk Pricing Issues
04/19/12 12:41PM By Jane Lindholm, Ric Cengeri
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Milk pricing is often a big issue facing dairy farmers, and recently production costs for many dairies have been outstripping profits, triggering federal payments from the Milk Income Loss Contract program.Robert Wellington is the Senior Vice President for Economics, Communication and legislative affairs for Agri-Mark, the dairy farmers cooperative that owns Cabot Cheese. He provides the perspective of an economist working in this area.