Kathleen Masterson http://wncw.org en California Dairy Farmers Split Over Milk Payments In Farm Bill http://wncw.org/post/california-dairy-farmers-split-over-milk-payments-farm-bill California is known as the land of fruits and nuts, but it also happens to be the country's <a href="http://www.californiadairypressroom.com/Press_Kit/Dairy_Industry_Facts">largest</a> milk-producing state. Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:14:00 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 8548 at http://wncw.org California Dairy Farmers Split Over Milk Payments In Farm Bill Ag-Gag Law Blows Animal Activists' Cover http://wncw.org/post/ag-gag-law-blows-animal-activists-cover After a series of videos revealing apparent cruel treatment of farm animals went viral, Iowa has made it a crime for people to misrepresent themselves to gain access to a farm. The so-called "Ag-Gag" law targets undercover animal rights activists who secretly take videos. Sat, 10 Mar 2012 17:45:00 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 4086 at http://wncw.org Ag-Gag Law Blows Animal Activists' Cover Storing Grain Can Aid Farmers In Commodity Pricing http://wncw.org/post/corn-storage-helps-farmers-commodities-market Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>American farmers depend on the commodities market. The smallest change in the price of grain can increase their profit, or wipe it out. Corn farmers have done well in recent years, and some are using the cash in an effort to make themselves into players on the commodities market. They're investing in big grain bins, allowing them to hold on to their harvest until they get the price they want. Mon, 06 Feb 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Kathleen Masterson 2563 at http://wncw.org