american grown

American Grown Campaign Launches

Dan Aquaculture, Cattle, Citrus, Dairy, Economy, Field Crops, Forestry, Fruits, Industry, Industry News Release, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Organic, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Non-Profit Created to Address the growing Financial Crisis in American Farms Launches Campaign The American Grown Campaign launched at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference on January 11. The non-profit was created by growers to address the growing financial crisis in American farms. American Grown was founded with farmers and growers from Florida, Georgia, and Michigan. “America’s farmers need our support …

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USDA Extends Deadlines for Dairy Margin Coverage, Market Facilitation Programs

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

The new signup deadline is Dec. 20. (USDA/FSA) — Due to the prolonged and extensive impacts of weather events this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today extended the deadline to Dec. 20 for producers to enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for the 2020 calendar year. The deadline had been Dec. 13. USDA announced it is also continuing …

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Dairy Margin Coverage Enrollment Ends Friday

Dan Dairy, Economy

Dairy producers are being reminded enrollment in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program for calendar year 2020 ends this Friday, Dec. 13. The DMC program offers reasonably priced protection to producers when the difference between the all-milk price and the average feed cost (the margin) falls below a certain dollar amount selected by the producer. Dairy farmers earned more than $300 …

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November 2019 Dairy Market Report

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

(NMPF) — The recent upsurge in dairy prices is forcefully showing up in data, with many of the most recently announced and reported key milk and dairy prices achieving their highest prices in nearly five years. The September U.S. average all-milk price was the highest since December 2014, as was the October AMS survey price of non-fat dry milk and …

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Dairy Margin Coverage Program Enrollment Deadline Nearing

Dan Dairy, Economy

Here is a reminder for dairy producers that enrollment in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for calendar year 2020 ends Dec. 13. The DMC program offers reasonably priced protection to dairy producers when the difference between the all-milk price and the average feed cost (the margin) falls below a certain dollar amount selected by the producer. Producers who want 2020 coverage, even …

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Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Only a Penny

Dan Dairy, Field Crops, Fruits, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry, Vegetables

(AFBF) — The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 34th annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.91, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 1-cent increase from last year’s average of $48.90. “The average cost of this year’s Thanksgiving dinner is essentially unchanged …