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Tim Burroughs of Lowville (left) fears he's too deep in debt to survive.
Tim Burroughs of Lowville (left) fears he's too deep in debt to survive.

"Dairy activists" take case to DC

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Today we celebrate food, plenty, and family. But dairy farmers are warning of a crisis. The price farmers are paid for their milk has been below the cost of production for almost a year. Farmers say without changes to dairy policy, today's farms won't be able to survive. The dire economic reality in dairy country is sparking a grassroots movement. Some North Country farmers are travelling to Washington next week to make an urgent appeal for reform. David Sommerstein reports.

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Floyd Hall calls himself a "dairy activist" and is fighting for change.

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