Welch Says He Hopes To Influence Dairy Policy In New Congress

Congressman Peter Welch says he hopes to use his new assignment on the House Agriculture Committee as a way to push for a comprehensive reform of the federal dairy pricing system. Welch says it will be difficult for many Vermont dairy farmers to stay in business unless a reform plan is adopted by Congress.

Dairy Farmers Continue to Struggle

Congress will pay dairy farmers one time emergency aid payments of between $5,000 and $25,000 to help offset low milk prices.  But many wonder if it will be enough?  Also, a Vermont author looks into the history of female astronauts.