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Farmers Union, Farm Bureau seek emergency “higher of” milk formula

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The National Farmers Union and American Farm Bureau are seeking a return to a milk pricing formula that was taken away in the last farm bill. ” that taken out of the formula in the last cycle through the federal order systems, and dairy farmers aren’t too happy with that.”

Wisconsin Farmers Union President Darin Von Ruden tells Brownfield the current formula used to price fluid milk is costing dairy farmers money. “National Farmers Union and American Farm Bureau are on the same page on this one.

Farmers Union, Farm Bureau seek emergency “higher of” milk formula