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Low milk prices leave many producers in survival mode

Published 04/28/2009

ST. PAUL – How times have changed! Some projections indicate that February and March farm milk prices may end up the lowest since 1978. Can you remember 1978? The average household income was $17,000 and the average new house cost $53,000. Gasoline was 63 cents per gallon. Now milk prices have most producers in survival mode, at least for the next three to six months.

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