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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:17 AM CDT

A Canadian economic think tank suggests in a new report that Canada should scrap its supply management policies for dairy farmers just months after the U.S. dairy industry waged a battle over a voluntary supply management provision stricken from the final version of the farm bill.

The Conference Board of Canada released a study last week suggesting that Canadian consumers would pay less for milk while the industry would gain by exporting to other markets. However, Canada's supply management policies hinder that potential.

The report begins by highlighting the difficulties of breaking up Canada's dairy policies. "Supply management is among ...

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