Dairy Margin Protection Program

Date: April 20, 2018 - April 26, 2018
Contact: Faith Cullens, cullensf@msu.edu, 989-224-5249

On Feb. 9, 2018, the Bipartisan Budget Act was signed into law, and included substantial changes to the Margin Protection Program for Dairy for the 2018 coverage, including a new signup for 2018, beginning April 9, 2018, and ending on June 1, 2018.

 

The new signup allows dairy producers, including those that previously signed up and those that did not, an opportunity to make new elections for 2018. Coverage begins January 1, 2018. If you previously elected coverage for 2018, you must make a new coverage election for 2018. If you do not make a new election you will not have coverage for 2018.

 This meeting will provide information about:  

  • Overview of MPP-Dairy and changes to the program
  • Decisions for 2018: whether to sign-up, what margin coverage level and how much milk to cover
  • Helpful web resources about program changes and a tool for evaluating various coverage scenarios:

    https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/Dairy-MPP/

     

    https://dairymarkets.org/MPP/Tool/Index.html


    Date/Time

    Location

    Contact

    April 26 –1 p.m.  – 3 p.m.

     

    Isabella County MSU Extension

    200 N. Main St. 3rd Floor, Mt. Pleasant, MI

    Phil Durst

    Durstp@msu.edu

    April 26 – 7 p.m.  – 9 p.m.

     

    Ogemaw County MSUE

    205 S. Eighth St., West Branch, MI

    Phil Durst

    Durstp@msu.edu

    April 26 – 10 a.m. – 12 noon

     

    Newaygo County MSU Extension

    5479 W. 72nd St., Room 118, Fremont, MI

    Kathy Lee

    Leeka@msu.edu

    April 27 – 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

     

    Agro Liquid Fertilizer

    3055 Michigan 21, St Johns, MI 48879

    Faith Cullens

    cullensf@msu.edu

    April 30 – 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. ET

     

    FSA Service Center

    2847 Ashmun St, Sault Ste Marie, MI

    Stan Moore

    Moorest@msu.edu

    April 30 – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT

    Menominee County MSU Extension

    S. 904 Highway 41, Stephenson, MI

    Monica/Stan Moore

    Moorest@msu.edu

    May 1 – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

     

    FSA Service Center

    1900 W. M-32, Alpena, MI

    Phil Durst

    Durstp@msu.edu

    May 1 – 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon

     

    Marlette Library

    3116 Main St, Marlette, MI 48453

    Marianne Buza

    mBuza@msu.edu

    May 1 – 10 a.m. – 12 noon

     

    Banks Township Hall

    6520 Center Street, Ellsworth, MI

    Stan Moore

    moorest@msu.edu

    May 3 – 10 a.m. – 12 noon

     

    Allegan County MSU Extension, Zimmerman Rm

    3255 122nd Ave., Human Services Bldg., Allegan, MI

    Martin Mangual

    Carrasq1@msu.edu

     

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