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Enrollment open for new dairy margin program

Farmers can begin enrolling this week in the new dairy Margin Protection Program. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to farmers when their margin — the difference between the price of milk and feed costs — falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

The U.S. Department of AgriĀ­culture (USDA) launched a new Web tool...




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