County board urges passing of milk pricing reform bill

NORWICH County legislators are urging federal lawmakers to support a piece of legislation which would help struggling dairy farmers.

Last week, the Chenango County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution in support of s.1645, the Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act of 2009. The bill, aimed at addressing the disparity between the cost of milk production and farm gate milk prices, was introduced more than a year ago by Pennsylvania Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey.

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