Enrollment in USDA’s Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program is about to meet its goal, while a dairy in the Netherlands is making waves. For more on these stories watch the AgDay video above or read the following news brief links.
The USDA is about to meet its enrollment goal of June 17 for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program after forwarding the rule to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.
In the Netherlands, a dairy farm has made a big splash after it became the world’s first floating dairy farm. Floating Farm features a three-tiered structure that includes a robotic milking system, a robotic feeding system and an air-tight manure storage facility. The dairy was built and docked in a harbor of Rotterdam near the mouth of the New Meuse River.