Dairy producers have an additional week to enroll in Farm Service Agency's DMC program. Signup now ends on Sept. 27. Margin payments have triggered for each month from January through July. Dairy producers who elect higher coverage levels could be eligible for payments for all seven months. Under certain levels, the amount paid to dairy farmers will exceed the cost of the premium

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Dairy Margin Coverage Program Deadline Extended!

Dairy producers have an additional week to enroll in Farm Service Agency's DMC program. Signup now ends on Sept. 27. Margin payments have triggered for each month from January through July. Dairy producers who elect higher coverage levels could be eligible for payments for all seven months. Under certain levels, the amount paid to dairy farmers will exceed the cost of the premium

Don't leave $10,000 on the table! Contact your local FSA office and enroll before Sept. 27. See FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce video for more information.

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