Participation levels in dairy MMP 2014 farm bill Scott Brown, University of Missouri

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Dairy producers disenchanted with MPP

First House Agriculture Committee farm bill hearing provides valuable insight on shortfalls in 2014 farm bill's dairy Margin Protection Program.

There is growing concern that the Margin Protection Program (MPP) did not provide a strong enough safety net for U.S. dairy producers in 2016. The 2016 MPP experience left many dairy farmers “disenchanted with MPP,” said University of Missouri state agricultural extension economist Scott Brown, who testified during a House Agriculture Committee hearing Feb. 15.

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