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Wed June 14, 2006
Vermont to Seek Disaster Assistance and Will Schedule Emergency Summit To Discuss Dairy Industry Despair
By Pat Bradley
Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas is calling for an emergency dairy summit and is also seeking federal disaster assistance to help the state's farmers deal with what he calls a perfect storm of low milk prices, high fuel costs and bad weather. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.