In October, the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and American Farm Bureau Insurance Services (AFBIS) will submit their final proposal to the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) for a new dairy insurance poli
The American Farm Bureau Federation has outlined its recommended changes to the Dairy Margin Protection Program which it believes would increase the effectiveness of the risk management program.
Here’s what AFBF is su
Currently under MPP-Dairy, dairy farmers purchasing federal income margin insurance were required to pay 25% of the premium to USDA in February, with the balance due June 1. Schumer's proposal allows dairy co-ops or pri
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.