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Milk Prices Could Hit A Record High Very Soon

Reuters | Carey Gillam | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Picking up a gallon of milk at the grocery store is getting pricier and the cost could hit a record high for U.S. consumers in March, anal...

Why Milk Prices Might Skyrocket

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.05.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Year's deadline that could send the price of milk skyward looms over congressional negotiators as they try to reach agreemen...

'Let's Get This Done'

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The fight over renewing the nation's farm bill has centered on cuts to the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program. Bu...

Spending Cuts Could Wreak Havoc On Milk Prices

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

MADISON, Wis. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's statistical arm said it won't issue some agricultural reports this year because of automati...

Deal Prevents Spike In Milk Prices

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A potential doubling of milk prices will be averted as part of the compromise that White House and congressional bargainers reached on w...

As 'Dairy Cliff' Looms, Lawmakers Reach Compromise

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

* Proposal adds year to expired 2008 law; Monday vote possible * Follows rising alarm about potential milk price doubl...

'There Is Absolutely No Excuse For Inaction'

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - An influential Democratic senator on Friday called for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to vote on ...

'The Dairy Cliff' Threatens Milk Prices Everywhere

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Alarm about an arcane provision that could send U.S. milk prices at the grocery store so...

Milk's About To Cost $6 A Gallon

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 12.18.2012 | Money

MILWAUKEE -- As the nation inches toward the economic "fiscal cliff," anxiety is growing in farm country about an obscure tangent of the Washington po...

Why The Cost of Milk Could Double

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.03.2012 | Money

Got milk? Your answer may be no come January when milk prices could double. If the Farm Bill is not renewed by Congress by the end of the year, the...

Dairies Going Broke Due To High Feed Costs, Low Milk Prices

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home

HANFORD, Calif. -- In nearly six decades of running a dairy in central California, Mary Cameron made a name for herself in a male-dominated industry: ...

Drought 2012: What You're Going To Pay More For

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 08.06.2012 | Money

NEW YORK -- Cornflakes won't necessarily be more expensive as a result of rising corn prices, but the milk you pour over them might be. A drought cov...

Small Dairies Go Under As Milk Prices Sink Again

AP | LISA RATHKE | Posted 05.23.2012 | Home

PLAINFIELD, Vt. -- The MacLaren brothers are third-generation dairy farmers, but they will likely be the last in their family. After working all thei...

NY FarmNet Helps Distressed Dairy Farmers

AP | MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Huck Heintz has spent a busy year providing free financial consulting to dairy farmers in upstate New York. With milk selling fo...

This Week In Animals: Udder Warfare, Teacup Piglets, And A Battle To The Death! (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Eve Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week in animal stories reached new heights in Brussels, where farmers took to the streets with cows' milk and eggs as ammunition to battle agains...

Sen. Schumer Wants Milk Price Investigation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for a federal investigation into why a decline in retail milk prices hasn't matched the...

Price Flashbacks: Remember When You Could Afford Milk, Bread And Gas Prices?

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The current economic crisis means trillions lost on the stock market, personal fortunes are dwindling and financial institutions are crashing to the g...

Sticker Shock: Bread Prices Up 14.7 Percent, Milk Prices Up 13.3 Percent

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Inflation rose again last month, reflecting big jumps in the cost of energy and airline tickets. And the forecast is for even bigge...

Breakfast Staples See Price Hike At Supermarkets

ABC News | Gigi Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On top of the financial pressure from rising gas prices, Americans are also feeling the pinch at the breakfast table. A simple trip to the supermarke...