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Vernon County Broadcaster - Viroqua,WI,USA,
With a Class 3 April milk price of $10.78 per hundredweight, following a winter that had milk prices in the $9 per hundredweight range, dairy operations are trying to make due. It’s difficult, Rehbein said, when a conventional dairy farmer needs between $14 and $16 per hundredweight to meet expenses. That price is about $20 per hundredweight for an organic dairy. The Class 3 April milk price in April of 2008 was $16.76.
Read article here Conditions good this spring, but milk price remains low.
Posted: to National News on Wed, May 6, 2009
Updated: Wed, May 6, 2009