How Government Cheese Came To Be

September 5, 2018 05:48 PM
 
The United States government has a long history with purchasing dairy products to increase milk prices. This week, NPR’s Planet Money dug into the details of how the tradition began.

Recently, USDA announced the purchase of $50 million of milk to be distributed to local food banks and public schools. The United States government has a long history with purchasing dairy products to increase milk prices. This week, NPR’s Planet Money dug into the details of how the tradition began. 

Read more on Farm Journal's MILK and listen to the full NPR episode of Planet Money.

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