Shumlin Administration thinks it has a plan to reduce childhood hunger
in the state. The Administration is seeking a waiver from the federal government to
give food agencies more flexibility to buy locally grown
products for their programs.
could earn an extra $1.50 for every hundred pounds of milk they produce
under a plan offered by Senator Bernie Sanders. The
Senate added the provision this week to an agriculture appropriations bill.
federal government threw a life line to dairy farmers across the country this
U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it would increase the support price it
pays when buying cheese and powdered milk.