FILE - This May 16, 2012, file photo, shows dairy cows on the Meyer farm in Chilton, Wis. As the nation inches toward the economic “fiscal cliff,” anxiety is growing in farm country about a separate looming deadline, one that reaches into the dairy industry and, indirectly, into the household budgets of consumers who buy milk and cheese. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)

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FILE - This May 16, 2012, file photo, shows dairy cows on the Meyer farm in Chilton, Wis. As the nation inches toward the economic “fiscal cliff,” anxiety is growing in farm country about a separate looming deadline, one that reaches into the dairy industry and, indirectly, into the household budgets of consumers who buy milk and cheese. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)
FILE - This May 16, 2012, file photo, shows dairy cows on the Meyer farm in Chilton, Wis. As the nation inches toward the economic “fiscal cliff,” anxiety is growing in farm country about a separate looming deadline, one that reaches into the dairy industry and, indirectly, into the household budgets of consumers who buy milk and cheese. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)