If you missed last Friday’s workshop on dairy competition and regulation, you missed a spectacle (it’s not often that a meeting on dairy policy involves a bank of TV cameras, a motorcade, searches of handbags and a bomb-sniffing dog) and a lot of emphatic and often emotional testimony from farmers and industry experts from across the nation. The following articles give an idea of what happened during the event in the Memorial Union Theater.
At Madison forum, farmers call for federal probe of dairy industry – Wisconsin State Journal
DOJ wants to promote fairness in dairy industry – Assoc. Press
Dairy Competition Workshop Provided USDA, DOJ with Insights – Wisconsin Ag Connection
Farmers plead for help as milk prices destroy profits – Milw. Journal-Sentinel