Signal to Noise: Look for Dairy Assistance Next Week
April 3, 2020
Damage to the dairy sector has increased this week, with raw milk dumping increasing in Wisconsin and elsewhere. Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer expects USDA to announce some form of assistance for dairy producers next week that will tap into $9.5 billion of COVID-19 emergency funding appropriated by Congress.
This week's DC Signal to Noise Podcast includes updates on how COVID-19 relief for agriculture might be structured and details on the deterioration of ethanol demand and how that is impacting the livestock industry.