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Changes to dairy subsidies may take Boston out of equation

WASHINGTON — No one would mistake Boston for a bovine bastion.

So it may come as a shock that the eyes of the nation’s dairy farmers are fixed not on the pastures of Wisconsin or the green valleys of Vermont, but on Boston, where the closest cows are fiberglass, grazing in front of the Hilltop Steak House on Route 1 in Saugus.

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