Several factors have led to lower dairy prices. But Rod Bain has a report looking at the outlook for dairy producers from both a price and a demand perspective going forward.
USDA has come out with more information on how some dairy producers might get back part of the money they paid into the old Margin Protection Program (MPP). Gary Crawford has the details.
Starting July first, enhancements to livestock and dairy insurance products will be available to policy holders. Rod Bain has more.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that dairy producers who had coverage under the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy), which provided payments to producers when the price of milk fell below the feed costs to produce it, are eligible to receive a repayment for part of the premiums paid into the program. To be eligible for this repayment, which …
Although dairy producers can sign up for a new Farm Bill dairy margin coverage program in June, the application of coverage through all of 2019 gives growers valuable information in making their sign-up decision. Rod Bain reports.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, during a recent stop, said help for dairy farmers is on the way. Stephanie Ho has the story.
Enrollment Expected to Begin this Summer The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced this week that the January 2019 income over feed cost margin was $7.99 per hundredweight, triggering the first payment for eligible dairy producers who purchase the appropriate level of coverage under the new but yet-to-be established Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. DMC, which replaces …
Financial stress is causing many dairy operators to cut the number of cows in their herds, but what will happen to milk output? Gary Crawford has the story.
Some wonder if the new dairy program through the 2018 Farm Bill will relieve some of the stress in the dairy industry. Gary Crawford has a story that provides more information about the new Dairy Margin Coverage Program (DMCP), which replaces the Margin Protection Program (MPP).
What were some of the reasons behind changes in USDA’s latest outlooks for meat production and prices? Rod Bain has a story that answers that question. World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair Seth Meyer discusses USDA’s latest look at dairy production and price estimates.