Communities Coping With Violence

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.

AG Investigating Dairy Anti-Trust Settlement

The 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.

Dean Foods skips milk commission meeting

The 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.