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.
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.
Too much milk leaves markets looking dim, but Host Chip Flory is looking for some optimism. The questions is, will he find any? Pro Farmer Dairy Editor Mike Opperman joins the show to give some insight.