Got milk subsidies?

Posted at 9:51 AM, Oct 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-04 09:59:01-04

What does the government have to do with the price of milk? Turns out – everything. For decades, government subsidies have tried to balance supply and demand for a commodity that is produced every day, at least twice day, everywhere – and has only hours to go from the cow to the store shelf. This week, Amy Mayer of Iowa Public Radio and Harvest Public Media, explains how that support has changed and what the farmers think about it.