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Dairy Producers Previously Enrolled in the Livestock Gross Margin Program Now Eligible for 2018 Margin Protection Program

3/22/2019

USDA announced that dairy producers who elected to participate in the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program (LGM-Dairy) now have the opportunity to participate in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy) for 2018 coverage. Sign-up will take place March 25 through May 10, 2019.

Decision Farm Bill Meeting - Osage, IA

3/20/2019

An Informational Meeting Designed to Help You Make Your Farm Program Decisions

Decision Farm Bill Meeting - Calmar, IA

3/20/2019

An Informational Meeting Designed to Help You Make Your Farm Program Decisions

Resources to Recovery: 'Bomb Cyclone' March 2019

3/20/2019

Please see brief informational packet of recovery resources for producers experiencing losses due to recent weather events in the plains states and Midwest.

Market reality, stress and grief

3/19/2019

At times, farmers get ravaged by the economy. Dairy prices plummet from time to time, which can last for years. Crop and other livestock prices often do not fare any better, minimizing alternatives.. . . .So, how does one spell stress and grief?

Being informed on sustainability

3/18/2019

A new effort is helping food companies make more informed decisions as they face pressure from activists.

Ag protection measure signed into law

3/18/2019

The new law is designed to protect farmers from persons who use deception to gain access to livestock farms.

EPA issues more RFS waivers

3/18/2019

Biofuel supporters say the waivers destroy demand for ethanol and biodiesel.

Livestock Markets - March 20, 2019

3/18/2019

Livestock Markets - March 20, 2019

Iowa Hay Auctions - March 20, 2019

3/18/2019

Iowa Hay Auctions - March 20, 2019

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