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The Real Story Behind The ‘Dairy Cliff’

A cup of milk. (Joe Shlabotnik/Flickr)

A cup of milk. (Joe Shlabotnik/Flickr)

With fears of the “fiscal cliff” came fears of the “dairy cliff” as well.

We learn why the Farm Bill got a nine-month boost in the midst of “fiscal cliff” negotiations and why your cup of milk won’t be doubling in price any time soon.

Guest:

  • Kirk Kardashian, author of “Milk Money: Cash, Cows and the Death of the American Dairy Farm” and a senior writer in the Office of Communications at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business

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