The program is hoping to help the needy – including America's dairy farmers.
"If supermarkets don't have power, they won't buy your milk."
“Got Milk?” is arguably the dairy industry’s best ad slogan ever. But how about “Got Cheese?” That do anything for you? Americans are eating record amounts of cheese — 35 pounds of it per person each year on average. But diary farmers still have plenty left over, and there’s a huge surplus of the base product, milk, […]
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The organic market's stable pricing is appealing to some dairy farmers.
Then why is the government buying surplus of the dairy staple? The global market is saturated.
California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.