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Farm Follies: The Cheese Stands Alone (With Its Hand Out)

Farm Follies: The Cheese Stands Alone (With Its Hand Out)

By Thomas L. Knapp On August 23, the US Department of Agriculture announced its plan to purchase 11 million pounds of cheese, at a cost of $20 million. The cheese will be “provided to families in need through USDA nutrition assistance programs,” but the real purpose of the purchase is to reduce excess cheese inventories, […]