Dairy Meeting

By: News Release
Apr 10th, 2018

     Cindy Mensen, County Executive Director of the Clayton County Farm Service Agency, wants dairy farmers to know about a new signup that began on April 9th, 2018, for the Margin Protection Program-Dairy(MPP-Dairy).
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 revamped the dairy program offering 2018 coverage at greatly reduced premium costs.  FSA staff will share details about this and other changes for 2018 at a local meeting.  To learn more about the recent updates for MPP-Dairy, please attend one of these meetings:

Monday, April 16th, 2018
Freedom Bank Community Room, Elkader, Iowa
Choose from two meeting times: 11:00AM or 2:00pm

     Elgible dairy producers are those who commercially produce milk in the United States.  Producers have until June 1st, 2018, to sign a new contract for the 2018 calendar year.
     Dairy producers may apply for MPP-Dairy Program and get additional information at the Clayton County FSA Office.  Sign-up appointments are appreciated, call 563-245-1713, extension 2, to set up a time.  More information is availalbe online at fsa.usda.gov.