September 17, 2021: PA Dairy Industry Conference Call

There have been a lot of developments in the dairy industry as it relates to relief payments and changes to the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. On Tuesday, September 14, the Center  hosted a Dairy Industry Conference Call to discuss these developments and answer participants’ questions. Paul Bleiberg, Senior Vice President of Government Relations at the National Milk  Producers Federation (NMPF) and Erin Taylor, Director of Order of Order Formulation and Enforcement at the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) joined us to talk about the new Pandemic  Market Volatility Assistance Program (PMVAP). Cynthia Walters, Dairy Program Specialist, Pennsylvania State Farm Service Agency (FSA) office also joined us to talk about the DMC feed cost  price formula change that will benefit farmers once finalized. Read More