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Milk trial begins this week in federal court

Published On: Jan 22 2013 05:30:44 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 22 2013 04:45:53 PM CST
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GREENEVILLE, Tenn. -

Jury selection is expected to begin Wednesday for a trial that could change they way dairy products are sold throughout the southeast.

The Southeast Milk Antitrust Litigation trial is getting ready to happen in federal court in Greeneville, Tennessee. It could last anywhere from six to eight weeks.

According to the Greeneville Sun, dairy farmers from across the region hope to prove what they claim is a conspiracy to drive down the price they are paid for milk.