USDA extends application deadline for Dairy Margin Protection Program to June 22

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2018 – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced the re-enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy will be extended until June 22, 2018.

The new and improved program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – the difference between the price of milk and feed costs – falls below levels of protection selected by the applicant.

USDA has already issued more than $89 million for margins triggered in February, March, and April, and USDA offices are continuing to process remaining payments daily.

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