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Farm Credit East and Crop Growers Host Dairy Risk Management Webinar

June 10, 2019

Farm Credit East and Crop Growers, LLP hosted a free webinar on available dairy risk management options for dairy farmers and other interested parties on Friday, June 14.

Signups are set to begin June 17 for the new USDA Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program that was included in the 2018 Farm Bill. This webinar discussed both DMC as well as risk management options available through crop insurance providers like Crop Growers, LLP, such as Dairy Revenue Protection (Dairy-RP) and Livestock Gross Margin Insurance Dairy Cattle (LGM-Dairy).

Presenters for this webinar were Tristan Peterson, Crop Growers Northeast Marketing Agent, and Jenifer Dean from the USDA. They discussed the programs and producers’ options to develop a sound dairy risk management plan, reviewed several coverage strategies and addressed attendee questions.

A recording of the webinar will be available on Monday, June 17.


For more information:
Contact: Kristie Matuszewski
Telephone: 860.741.4380