We heard a lot about the fiscal cliff last month, but at the tail end of the negotiations, another cliff popped up on the horizon: the milk cliff. If the Farm Bill had expired, it would have doubled the price of milk- but Congress extended parts of the old Farm Bill, passing a new five-year plan.

Richard Bonnano, the president of the Massachusetts Farm Bureau Association, joined Boston Public Radio to explain what it means for local farmers and food shoppers, alike.