Dairy farmers suffer as bill languishes
Smaller dairy farms - including many in Wisconsin - are among those suffering the most by the lack of a federal Farm Bill.
Small family-owned farms were still getting federal subsidies under the Milk Income Loss Contract program when the old farm package expired September 30, and Congress never passed a replacement. Many other farm programs continued into the harvest season, but the milk program expired.
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