May margin triggers Dairy Margin Coverage payment

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced that the May 2020 income over feed cost margin was $5.37 per hundredweight (cwt.), triggering the third payment of 2020 for dairy producers who purchased the appropriate level of coverage under the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program. “This payment comes at a critical time for many dairy producers,” sa...
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Additional Commodities Eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

WASHINGTON, July 9, 2020 – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), and that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made other adjustments to the program based on comments received from agricultural producers and organizations and review of market data. Producers ...
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Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program Accepting Applications Through 9/15/20

The Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs (EOEEA) is accepting online applications for The Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program (FSIG) on a rolling basis now through September 15th The goal of the Food Security Infrastructure Grant Program is to ensure that individuals and families throughout the Commonwealth have access to food, with a special focus on food that is produ...
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June/July News & Views Now Online!

The combined June/July issue of MFBF's award winning newsletter is now available.  Click here to read the latest issue...
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