I am not a farmer. That may be why I don’t get it. I don’t understand why farmers want or need the government to get involved with milk prices.
If a price on any commodity is artificially set or, worst yet, controlled by the government, what is the long-range sustainability of the that market?
Why not let the market dictate it? Wouldn’t the long-term result benefit the farmer?
As an outsider, I look at some farmers in Ohio wanting the government off their farm (as pertaining to the board being set up for animal welfare), but yet want them on their farm when it comes to pricing.
Again, I’m not a farmer, but most people aren’t. Can anyone explain?