New Farm Bill Revamps Dairy Policy

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Posted: March 21, 2014

Dairy cows take a drink of water after being milked at Cub Run Dairy in the McGaheysville area on a recent afternoon. Valley farmers are sizing up the most recent federal farm bill that contains some of the most significant changes to dairy policies in years. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Dairy cows at Cub Run Dairy rest in the barn after being milked. The latest farm bill repealed the Dairy Product Price Support program, which kept prices at a level that officials say had become outdated.

HARRISONBURG — The 2014 federal farm bill contains some of the most significant changes to dairy policies in recent years, all in an effort to help farmers during tough times. 

But if milk...



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