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VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: New federal program can aid Virginia dairy farmers

“Dairy farmers have been struggling with low milk prices and other challenges for the past several years and we are losing dairy farms at the rate of one a week,” says Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. “Now potential help is available from the USDA in the form of the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program.” Read More »