May 21, 2010 08:27 EDT
Schweitzer: Top budget-cutting idea from public calls for Mont. to delay computer purchases. The governor said Thursday that the public's top pick for saving money in government calls for the state to delay purchases of new computers, a plan that will be implemented along with other proposals received during the contest.
Apr 29, 2010 17:49 EDT
An industry association representing milk producers is calling on the US federal government to "crack down" on products that are labelled "milk" but contain soy and other non-dairy products.
Jul 31, 2009 16:22 EDT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government announced a three-month increase in U.S. dairy support prices on Friday that would put an additional $243 million into farmers' pockets and offset the lowest milk prices in 30 years.
Apr 06, 2009 04:02 EDT
Grass-to-glass dairy operations cry foul over proposed changes in federal milk pools. A dispute over how milk processors and bottlers pay dairy farmers for their product is raising years-old arguments over who's playing fair.
Mar 26, 2009 19:38 EDT
Agriculture secretary says USDA to release surplus dry milk in boost to dairy farmers. The Agriculture Department said Thursday it was releasing 200 million pounds of nonfat dry milk in storage to feeding programs for low-income families, a move also designed to help dairy farmers.