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The 2008 farm bill expired in September. If Congress fails to pass a new farm bill by the end of the year, or at least extend certain provisions, milk-pricing rules will revert back to those outlined in a 1949 law causing milk prices to double. Many industry officials and lawmakers warn a gallon of milk could balloon to $7. (Associated Press)

The 2008 farm bill expired in September. If Congress fails to pass a new farm bill by the end of the year, or at least extend certain provisions, milk-pricing rules will revert back to those outlined in a 1949 law causing milk prices to double. Many industry officials and lawmakers warn a gallon of milk could balloon to $7. (Associated Press)

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