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Friday, June 25, 2010

Dairy Farmers To Get More $$ With Payment Change

Change in payment distribution could mean millions more for Pennsylvania dairy farmers


A change in how a milk premium is distributed will put money in Pennsylvania dairy farmers' pockets.

The price of milk sold in Pennsylvania includes 25 cents a gallon that covers what is called an over-order premium. That revenue, which is factored into the wholesale price of milk, is meant to be passed from retailers to processors and on to the farmers.

But some dairy processors -- those that buy milk from out-of-state farms -- have not been paying out the full amount of the over-order premium that they have been collecting. More...



8 comments :

Anonymous said...

There should be a milk severance tax imposed on these guys. Their cows crap is polluting our precious water supplies and their towering silos are degrading our views. Also the heavy trucks hauling the milk are tearing up our roads. (Now lets see which principles apply where from some anti gas production folks)

Anonymous said...

This is a good reason not to buy milk in PA.

Anonymous said...

poster 9:03 this is a proud ag area and those of us who were born and raised here don't want to see one more farm go, big or small. the farmers are having a very hard time making ends meet in an impossble economy, they could use our support. theres always philly or pittsburgh.

Anonymous said...

Poster 9:03--look around you--how many dairy farms do you see in Potter County? Not many anymore. There used to be over 100 operating dairy farms in the county now there is less than 50. Also, maybe you better look around, there are even fewer silos than cell towers and as for your precious water being polluted by manure--I can tell you that the majority of the farms are very cautious with the way they apply manure to their fields. But don't forget that these same farmers also feed the deer that everyone likes to come hunt in Potter County. Maybe you should move somewhere else if you don't enjoy seeing the cows grazing in the pasture! A Proud Dairy Farmer Supporter

Anonymous said...

7:53 You missed my sarcasm. I too am a proud ag supporter especially dairy. However I also am in favor of the gas drilling and windmills. Like you said there are few farms left but you prove my point. I think each generation is entitled to be able to make a living and these things I mentioned people are fighting tooth and nail to keep out. It's a shame.

Anonymous said...

point taken!! sorry, don't pick on a farmer in this neck of the woods pardner!!! excuse meeeee

Anonymous said...

I live in this area and Ill be the first one to tell you that the farmers are crooked. The less dairy farms around here the better.

Brother Nature said...

"I think each generation is entitled to be able to make a living and these things I mentioned people are fighting tooth and nail to keep out."

The problem with todays society is that they are more worried about making a living than they are about living in general. If we don't have clean water and air...life ends.....what good is that high paying job and surplus natural gas then??????