ldquoThe extension of the 2008 Farm Bill will have no immediate impact on retail milk or dairy product pricesquot says SVP Christopher Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation

“The extension of the 2008 Farm Bill will have no immediate impact on retail milk or dairy product prices," says SVP Christopher Galen of the National Milk Producers Federation.

Farm Bill Extended; No Impact on Milk

WASHINGTON — As part of passing “fiscal cliff” legislation on New Year’s night, Congress OK’d a clean extension of the 2008 Farm Bill, averting an automatic fallback to a 1949 dairy price support program that would have resulted in significant hikes in milk and dairy product prices.

The extension of the 2008 Farm Bill, valid through September 2013, is a stop-gap measure until a new Farm Bill is passed, said Christopher Galen, senior vice president, communica

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