VT Edition: Roger Albee Dairy Pricing

VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with Vermont Agriculture Secretary Roger Allbee about the recent visit to Vermont by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and how some changes to federal policy would benefit Vermont agriculture.

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.

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.