Lack of farm bill not cause of milk price hike

Published 01/27 2014 03:56PM

Updated 01/27 2014 05:36PM

CHAMPAIGN -- Another problem upsetting consumers is the price of milk. It's on the rise, but it's not due to the lack of a new farm bill.

Economists say there simply is a higher demand currently for milk and other dairy products. Some shoppers say they paid nearly $5/gallon this weekend. Others say, they can't afford that price.

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