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AFBF says new dairy insurance program should help

American Farm Bureau’s chief economist says the new Dairy Coverage Program in the 2018 Farm Bill would had added more than a dollar per hundredweight to farmers’ monthly milk checks during the past farm bill.

“It would have provided much needed support and I think a lot of that is due to the increase in the coverage level as well as the lower premium rates.”         

John Newton tells Brownfield the significantly revamped dairy

insurance program does build off of changes made in this past year to the 2014

bill.

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