LATEST NEWS FROM Dairy Policy

U.S. Capitol
15:54PM Dec 11, 2019

USDA Extends Enrollment Deadlines for DMC, MFP

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

If you’ve not made it into your local Farm Service Agency office to enroll for the Dairy margin Coverage (DMC) program or the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), you’ve still got

15:40PM Nov 26, 2019

Fair Oaks Farms: Letting Machines Do the Milking

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Producers look at Washington to see if any farm labor or immigration laws will be passed to help the ag industry. Fair Oaks Farms in Northern Indiana, is moving towards

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14:48PM Nov 11, 2019

Peterson: DMC Should Be Modified To Protect Large Dairies, Too

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

The Dairy Margin Coverage program (DMC), that went into effect this year in place of the former Margin Protection Program, has paid farmers more than $300,000,000 in 2019.

15:40PM Oct 30, 2019

Farm Workforce Bill Gets Dairy Nod Of Approval

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

The bipartisan immigration bill would provide legal status to current agricultural workers.

13:58PM Oct 14, 2019

U.S. Consumers Snap Up Italian Parmesan Before Tariffs Hit

Associated Press
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. consumers who appreciate aged Italian Parmesan cheese as an aperitif or atop their favorite pasta dish are stocking up ahead of next week’s tariff hike and as dairy producers

08:00AM Sep 25, 2019

Dep. Secretary of Ag: ‘Sign up for Dairy Margin Coverage Program’

Portia Stewart
AgWeb Contributor

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky urged dairy farmers to register for the improved program at the Ag Outlook Forum on Sept. 23 in Kansas City, Mo.

17:13PM Jun 10, 2019

Dairy Groups Seeks Congress' Aid to Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Wyatt Bechtel
Associate Editor

A letter has been sent by three dairy organizations representing farmers and processors who are seeking the aid of Congress to quickly ratify the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).