Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed costs under the new federal farm bill, and more federal dollars will be spent to spur international trade of American agricultural products.
The FARM Animal Care Program turns 10 years old in 2019. It is administered by the National Milk Producers Federation and Dairy Management Incorporated. AgDay and U.S. Farm Report national reporter Betsy Jibben has more.
While issuing another $100 million in back-payments for the Margin Protection Program, the USDA extended the MPP enrollment deadline to ensure dairy farmers have every opportunity to join if they want to.