Dairy Industry: What You Need to Know About the Margin Protection Program

See the changes in dairy industry margin protection offered by the USDA’s Margin Protection Program (MPP-Dairy)

Especially with the re-enrollment deadline of June 1st fast approaching.

The dairy industry is an important one in the U.S., but it’s also one that is constantly stuck between low dairy prices and high feed prices. At times, the state of these two conditions means a dairy operation isn’t able to make a profit. In order to ensure a strong dairy industry, the USDA started the MPP-Dairy to offer the country’s dairy industry margin protection. Some significant changes have been made recently to the program that dairy operators should be aware of. See the details of those changes below.Read More

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Dairy Commodity: We all Scream for the Dairy Industry

See how the dairy industry stacks up when it comes to ice cream, and how AgAmerica supports dairy farming.

The dairy industry is one of the largest sectors in agriculture, and seeing as it’s the source of everyone’s favorite summer sweet treat—ice cream—it’s not hard to see why. August is jam-packed with nationally-designated days that celebrate ice cream. There’s National Ice Cream Sandwich Day on August 2ndBanana Split Day on August 10th, Ice Cream Pie Day on the 18th, and many more. Since all of these ice cream celebrations were made possible by the dairy industry, it’s only fitting to give a round of applause to those in dairy farming as well. Check out some facts about dairy and ice cream below, and explore how AgAmerica supports this important industry.
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