Margin Protection Program

USDA extends dairy Margin Protection Program re-enrollment

· June 13, 2018

The USDA has pushed off the re-enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy to June 22. The new and improved program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant. USDA has already […]

Senators ask for dairy Margin Protection Program extension

· June 1, 2018

Several U.S. Senators are calling on the USDA to extend the June 1 deadline for dairy producers to enroll in the improved Margin Protection Program (MPP). The MPP helps dairy producers weather difficult years and prevent further losses on their farms and in the rural communities they support. The MPP was created in the last […]

USDA encourages dairy farms to enroll in Margin Protection

· April 3, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is encouraging dairy producers to consider enrolling in the new and improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy), which will provide better protections for dairy producers from shifting milk and feed prices. With changes authorized under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm […]

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