The region’s largest dairy cooperative will impose a new pricing system in January in an effort to curb excess milk production.
The Agri-Mark dairy co-op says that, starting in January, its 875 members will make less money if they produce too much milk. The Massachusetts-based Agri-Mark has about 170 farms in Vermont.
This new supply management system will establish a base production level for farmers calculated on their highest level of milk sold over the last three years.
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