USDA announces enrollment in dairy Margin Protection Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials announced recently that enrollment in the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) for 2014­–2015 begins September 2 and continues until November 28. Producers may sign up at their local Farm Service Agency office. More details on the MPP, including frequently asked questions, fact sheets and a calculator to help determine how the MPP would impact your operation, are available on the Resources tab.

In addition, DFA will host a webinar at 11:30 a.m. Central Time on September 16 to explain the program and answer questions. Information to access the webinar is below:

Web meeting address: https://www.webmeeting.att.com
Meeting number: 5114686455
Participant code: 633079
For audio, dial 1-800-230-1951

Verizon verification
Periodically, Verizon Wireless audits their discount programs to ensure customers are still eligible to receive the offer. If you have a notice from Verizon asking you to verify your employment/membership with DFA, instructions are available on the Farm Services page under the Verizon section.

Members-only classifieds website launches
You can now connect with fellow members to buy and sell goods and services through DFA’s classified website. The website allows you to create your own classified postings and shop by category and Area. Postings can include a photo and will remain on the site for 30 days, after which you can reactivate your posting or it will automatically be removed. To access the site and create an account, click on the link below.
DFA Classifieds Website