Sunday, May 1, 2011
New Checkoff Needed?
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While dairy farmers pay into the dairy checkoff, dairy farmers seem to be using less milk on the farm. The USDA data only goes to 2004. Lately according to sources, dairy farmers are cutting milk replacer to save money.
The data shows, however, dairy farmers have been cutting farm milk use at a faster pace than the consumer.