The dairy industry has been impacted by many factors during COVID-19, but perhaps the largest is the uncertainty in milk price. Gregg McConnell explains some basics about milk price, Producer Price Differential and producer premiums.
On April 17, the USDA unveiled details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agriculture, which includes $16 billion in direct support to agricultural producers and $3 billion to purchase and distribute agriculture products to Americans in need. Read a summary of these two main components.
For many agricultural producers, COVID-19 has meant continuing business operations with added restrictions. Kim Brayman of Fesko Dairy, LLC, in Skaneatles, N.Y., understands the struggles that producers are going through, both personally and professionally, and offers a few tips for staying connected during these challenging times.
On April 17, the USDA announced $19 billion in relief programs as a step toward a remedy for supply chains and prices during the COVID-19 crisis. Find a breakdown of support and allocations in today’s blog.