More Operations Enrolled In MPP-Dairy In Final Days Of Signup

More than 20,000 US dairy producers have enrolled in the Margin Protection Program for dairy (MPP-Dairy), with USDA Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey said this week.Some 5,000 producers signed up last week which had been the final week of enrollment, but USDA extended that to June 8. Northey said he expects more producers to enroll than last year.In 2017, about 20,300 dairy operations participated, accounting for 64% of US milk production — the lowest level since MPP was enacted in the 2014 Farm Bill.Changes to the program set in place earlier this year are behind the increased participation

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