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Mon August 3, 2009
Some in NM doubt the long term benefits of USDA Program for Dairy Producers
By Marco Grajeda
Las Cruces, NM – The federal government is stepping in to assist the nation's dairy industry, struggling to make a profit because of plummeting milk prices and high cost of feed. The move was celebrated by U.S. Senator Tom Udall and Congressman Harry Teague, but as KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, not everyone in New Mexico is convinced the plan is a good long-term solution.