WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, & Forestry, issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s announcement that dairy farmers can sign up for affordable benefits through Dairy Margin Coverage. This program provides improved support for dairy farmers facing financial uncertainty. Stabenow authored improvements in the 2018 bipartisan Farm Bill to support dairy farmers and strengthen the agricultural economy.
“Beginning June 17, dairy farmers can sign up for these new benefits. Dairy Margin Coverage will provide critical financial relief for American dairy farmers who have faced uncertainty for far too long.”