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BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
Thu January 10, 2013
How Does the New Farm Bill Impact You?
We heard a lot about the fiscal cliff last month, but at the tail end of the negotiations, another cliff popped up on the horizon: the milk cliff. If the Farm Bill had expired, it would have doubled the price of milk- but Congress extended parts of the old Farm Bill, passing a new five-year plan.
Richard Bonnano, the president of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Association, joined Boston Public Radio to explain what it means for local farmers and food shoppers, alike.
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