Letter to the editor: We are just trying to make a living
Just read John Newton's story "More negative PPDs, de-pooling reignite FMMO debate on PPDs" (Dec. 17).
I do not think it is fair to penalize us dairy farmers that send our milk to cheese plants.
Why did we not get a better price when Class I was higher? Also, this milk check we had a $7,000 deduction.
We are milking 70 cows, which means before we put the milkers on we are $100.00 in the hole. Where in the world is it OK to even out the price?
How would you like it if they took out $110.00 off of your check and gave it to someone making less? If that is what they are really doing with this money.
Just trying to make a living.
Ron & Mary Seibel