We look at the effect violent crime has on rural communities and how they can rebound, discuss how dairy farmers are deciding whether to accept money from a class action lawsuit and learn to make a refreshing seasonal cocktail.
Vermont attorney general’s office is evaluating the fairness
of a proposed anti-trust settlement between Northeast dairy farmers and the
nation’s largest milk producer. Lawyers
for the state have asked the federal court to open up records in the case so
lawmakers and the public can learn more about the complex litigation.
Vermont Milk Commission has asked dairy processors to help farmers struggling
with low milk prices. But
there were no clear solutions that emerged from this week’s meeting. And the
main player in the market – Texas-based Dean Foods – didn’t show up.