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Farm Subsidy Bill #481762

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 16, 1975
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(Studio) New farm subsidy bill in works; could mean sharply rising prices for dairy products. Present bill to help middleman more than farmer.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(WI) Last fall, Wisconsin dairy farmers slaughtered calves in desperate plea for help. Dairy farmers now worse off than before. Farmers' prices for milk have dropped as much as 17% over past year [Dairy farmer Art WEIDEMAN - says it's worst time for farmers since `30's Depression.] Details of farm subsidy bill outlined. Farmers don't oppose subsidy, but they don't believe it's the answer. [Farmers' spokesperson Paul STOLTE - doesn't think government should determine price of milk.] Subsidy means higher prices for consumers. [CONSUMER - reacts to subsidy.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

Bell, Rebecca;
Snyder, Tom

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