Stimulus ~ Kill Cows to Raise Milk Prices

Discussion in 'Economy' started by Angel Heart, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. Angel Heart
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    Angel Heart Conservative Hippie

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    How will this help us?
     
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    Article 15 Dr. House slayer

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    Beef prices will drop.
     
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    They've been doing this for decades, Angel Heart.

    Every once in a while the price of milk falls so low for the farmers that the government decides to help them by paying them to slaughter part of the herd to reduce the amount of raw milk going to market.

    I honestly don't understand that market well enough to know if its a good idea or not, to be honest.

    I THINK it has helped the dairy farmers, but as to its benefit to the people?

    Not a clue.
     

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