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Congressman questions lack of Milk Loss payments to cooperatives

A New York Congressman wants to know why dairy farmers and cooperatives impacted by storms have not received promised assistance. Republican Nick Langworthy told Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack during a House Ag Committee hearing Wednesday winter storm Elliot ravaged the northeast in December of... Read More.

Final ’20-’21 USDA disaster payments issued

The last of USDA’s Emergency Relief Program funding is being sent to producers who experienced natural disasters in 2020 and 2021. Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux says the $306 million in remaining payments will be given based on crop insurance indemnities. Phase One of... Read More.