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  1. Top Ag News
    RMA MGR-20-017 Dairy Revenue Protection Sales Period Modification

    The sales period for Dairy Revenue Protection changes by restricting the time period allowed to purchase DRP quarterly endorsements over a weekend.

    May 29, 2020
  2. Top Ag News
    DMC Triggered for March 2020

    The March 2020 income over feed cost margin was $9.15 per hundredweight (cwt.), triggering the first payment of 2020 for dairy producers […]

    May 21, 2020
  3. Top Ag News
    Antitrust Division Wants Three Dairies Divested From Dean Foods Sale to DFA

    The U.S. Department of Justice, along with two state attorneys general, filed antitrust litigation Friday to block the sale of three dairy […]

    May 4, 2020
  4. Top Ag News
    Pennsylvania Dairy Industry Has Future, Despite Shrinkage, Damage from COVID-19 Outbreak

    The COVID-19 outbreak is hitting Pennsylvania’s beleaguered dairy industry hard, and sadly, there is a segment that will not be able to […]

    April 23, 2020
  5. Crop Insurance
    USDA Authorizes Other Flexibilities To Help Producers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    RMA is extending inspection deadlines, waiving inspection requirements and authorizing more crop insurance transactions over the phone and electronically.

    April 11, 2020
  6. Top Ag News
    Dairy Industry Facing ‘Brutal Year’ Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

     When 2020 began, the dairy industry appeared headed for a recovery period. But now, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is […]

    April 9, 2020
  7. Top Ag News
    USDA Announces Continued Progress on Implementation of China Phase One Agreement

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that China has continued its progress in implementing the U.S.-China Phase One Economic and […]

    March 11, 2020
  8. Top Ag News
    U.S. Dairy Consumption Trends in 9 Charts

    The recent bankruptcies of dairy processors Dean Foods and Borden Dairy highlighted challenges within the dairy industry. Downward trends in dairy consumption, mainly milk, was frequently cited as […]

    February 26, 2020
  9. Top Ag News
    USDA-Nine Percent of Dairies Closed in 2019

    Nearly nine percent of the nation’s dairy farms closed their doors in 2019. The USDA’s latest milk production report says there were […]

    February 24, 2020
  10. Top Ag News
    DFA To Purchase 44 Dean Foods Facilities, Additional Assets For $425 Million

    Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. (DFA) today announced they have reached an agreement with Dean Foods to acquire 44 of the processors […]

    February 18, 2020