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Signup for Dairy Producers Ends Friday

Dan Dairy, Economy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to remind dairy producers who elected to participate in the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program (LGM-Dairy) have until Friday to participate in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2018 coverage.  The MPP-Dairy program offers protection to producers when the difference between the national all-milk price and the national average feed cost falls below the dollar amount selected by the producer for …

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USDA Announces Repayment Options for Producers with Coverage in Previous MPP for Dairy

Dan Dairy, Economy, Industry News Release

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 …

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Dairy Producers Reminded about Signup Deadline

Dan Dairy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to remind dairy producers who elected to participate in the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program (LGM-Dairy) have the opportunity to participate in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2018 coverage.  The MPP-Dairy program offers protection to dairy producers when the difference between the national all-milk price and the national average feed cost falls below a certain dollar amount selected by the producers …

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Producers Enrolled in LGM-Dairy Eligible for 2018 MPP

Dan Dairy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to remind dairy producers who signed up for the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program (LGM-Dairy) have the opportunity to participate in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2018 coverage.  The MPP-Dairy program offers protection to dairy producers when the difference between the national all-milk price and the national average feed cost falls below a certain dollar amount selected by the producers …

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Dairy Producers Previously Enrolled in the Livestock Gross Margin Program Now Eligible for 2018 Margin Protection Program

Dan Dairy, Economy, Industry News Release

Retroactive Enrollment Begins March 25 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that dairy producers who elected to participate in the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program (LGM-Dairy) now have the opportunity to participate in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2018 coverage. Sign-up will take place March 25 through May 10, 2019.  Producers enrolled in 2018 LGM-Dairy, administered by USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA), previously were determined by the 2014 Farm …

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USDA Highlights Benefits of Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool

Dan Dairy, Economy, Industry News Release

More than 21,400 dairy producers opted for coverage through the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) in 2018, up by more than 2,000 producers from the previous year. This U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program was significantly updated in February by the Bipartisan Act of 2018, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said those changes attracted more producers to enroll in the safety …

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USDA Extends Application Deadline for Dairy Margin Protection Program to June 22

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

Re-enrollment Continues Through June 22, Dairy producers urged to act now U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the re-enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy will be extended until June 22, 2018. The new and improved program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls …

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Checks Going Out to Many MPP Dairy Producers

Dan Dairy

We told you earlier this week that the deadline for producers to sign up for USDA’s Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) was extended to this Friday, June 8th. And even with the signup still underway, Gary Crawford reports many dairy producers who already enrolled in program are getting checks. Checks Going Out to Many MPP Dairy Producers

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More Than 20,000 Dairy Farms Have Signed up for MPP

Dan Dairy, Industry News Release

The Department of Agriculture this week said more than 20,000 dairy farmers have enrolled in the Dairy Margin Protection Program, which enrollment for closes Friday. USDA undersecretary Bill Northey told Politico he expects more producers to enroll in the program, compared to last year. In 2017, roughly 20,300 dairy farmers enrolled in the program, accounting for 64 percent of U.S. …