New Publication

Posted on October 15, 2014

A new series of MPP Decision Guides have been published. These are a collection of 2-page documents which cover various aspects of decisions that might be made regarding MPP participation.

New Videos

Posted on October 3, 2014

We have posted 6 new short videos covering various aspects of the new Margin Protection Program and the Farm Bill. You can stream the HD videos here.

New Publication

Posted on October 2, 2014

A new Working Paper Series publication by Bozic, Wolf and Yang summarizes the results of a survey to assess dairy farmer knowledge, attitudes, impressions and expected participation decisions in the new Margin Protection Program

New Podcast

Posted on September 26, 2014

Milk production continues to climb but dairy product prices hang tough. Mark Stephenson and Bob Cropp discuss cold storage, export markets and the outlook for milk prices. You can stream the 11-1/2 minute video here.

Updated Publication

Posted on September 8, 2014

A revised Information Letter by Andrew Novakovic and others, reviews the Dairy Provisions of Title 1 of the Farm Bill. Now that Farm Service Agency implementation rules are out, this publication can be more complete than when originally published in February of 2014.

Announcement—Dairy Decision Tool Now Live!

Posted on August 28, 2014

Today USDA announced final rules for the implementation of the Margin Protection Program for Dairy. We now make available the dairy decision tool available on the FSA web site and here, on our web page.