USDA rolls out new dairy safety net

USDA rolls out new dairy safety net

A SAFETY net for milk producers was a contentious issue during the 2014 farm bill debate, but now, producers can hopefully benefit from the added security provided under the new dairy Market Protection Program (MPP).

The U.S. Department of Agriculture formally announced enrollment for the new voluntary program, which provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin — the difference between the price of milk and feed costs — fa

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