STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Reports: Deal on farm bill reached
According to numerous media reports, the House and Senate ag committees have reached a deal on extending the farm bill that lapsed at the end of September.
The fear of angry families and other milk d... Posted on 12/30/12 at 9:00 PM
WASHINGTON — House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., backed a short-term extension of a farm law that lapsed Sept. 30 as the Obama administration warned that unless Congress acts, retail milk prices could almost double.
ALAN BJERGA and DEREK WALLBANK
, December 30, 2012
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Thirsty for milk, and the money that comes with it, South Dakota has ramped up efforts to recruit dairy farmers from other states and countries, including England, Ireland and The Netherlands.
BROOKINGS — This year’s State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest was a big success thanks in part to the Midwest Dairy Association and SDSU Extension along with the many volunteers who helped organize and run the contest.
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