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Steve Combs finishes milking at his farm. The price that dairy farmers receive for raw milk has dropped nearly 50 percent since last fall. So far, consumer prices for dairy products have not dropped. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)

Milk prices slashed in half for farmers: Consumer costs

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It's 11 below zero at 6:15 a.m., and Steve and Amy Combs are just finishing milking their 100-head Holstein dairy herd.

As the cows file in and out of the old-style dairy barn on the family farm west of New London, the farm report on the radio delivers a string of futures markets for milk that are not good.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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