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Farmers Force Milk Price Increase: Wisconsin farmers have slaughtered thousands of dairy cows because of a glut of milk that has left profits at a 13-year low--and the market has responded with milk price increases. Observers say the recovery, though modest, is significant because farmers used free-market tactics to force a price increase. The government had refused to raise the support prices that have stabilized the industry for decades.


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