Bipartisan coalition urges USDA to aid struggling milk producers

U.S. dairy farmers struggling to stay in business with prices at nearly 10-year low.

Farm milk prices have dropped 40% since 2014 due to both an increase in U.S. production levels and changes in the European Union’s regulation of milk production. In vastly different dairy market regions of the U.S., farmers are facing similar margin shortfalls while still adjusting to changes in federal dairy support programs from the 2014 farm bill.

This is why Rep. Joe Courtney (D., Conn.) and Sens. Patrick Leahy (D., Vt.), Bob Casey (D., Pa.) and Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.), joined

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