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Farm Bill Would Replace Dairy Subsidies with Insurance

Farm Bill Would Replace Dairy Subsidies with Insurance
Congress is looking to replace the usual subsidies for dairy farmers with a new type of insurance to protect their bottom lines during hard times, but the supply-management will force some farmers to scale back production. “The California industry, just over the last several years, has become efficient enough to become competitive internationally,” says Daniel Sumner, UC Davis agricultural economist.
Los Angeles Times 07/13/2012

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