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USDA buys cheese to help struggling dairy farms

USDA buys cheese to help struggling dairy farms

The U.S. Department of Agri­culture (USDA) is offering to purchase another $20 million of cheese to reduce a surplus that has risen to its highest level in three decades, sending milk prices plummeting.

It’s the department’s second $20 million purchase offer for cheese since August, though this round specifically targeted cheddar, which will be distributed to federal...




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