Enrollment in MPP-Dairy Slips in 2017
On May 26, 2017, USDA’s Farm Service Agency released Results of 2017 MPP-Dairy Enrollment statistics highlighting state-level participation in the farm bill’s Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers. For the 2017 calendar year, 20,314 dairy operations covering 138 billion pounds of milk are enrolled in MPP. These totals represent approximately 49 percent of licensed dairy operations and 64 percent of U.S. milk production in 2017. Covered milk and buy-up enrollment in MPP for 2017 is at the lowest level since the program was introduced……..