DAIRY-AMENDMENT SUPPORTERS RALLY FOR COMPACTS

WASHINGTON -- Secretaries of Agriculture from 32 states met with Congress last week to voice their discontent over the U.S. Department of Agriculture's reform of the 60-year-old wholesale milk pricing system. At the same time, they pushed for an amendment that they said would better stabilize milk prices.(R-Pa.), said that more benefit will come from extending and expanding the Northeast Dairy Compact

WASHINGTON -- Secretaries of Agriculture from 32 states met with Congress last week to voice their discontent over the U.S. Department of Agriculture's reform of the 60-year-old wholesale milk pricing system. At the same time, they pushed for an amendment that they said would better stabilize milk prices.

(R-Pa.), said that more benefit will come from extending and expanding the Northeast Dairy Compact and ratifying the Southern Compact. Senator Specter announced his plan to present t

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