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David Sparks Ph.d Improved Dairy
by David Sparks Ph.d, click here for bio

Program: Idaho Ag Today
Date: June 18, 2018

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The farm bill passed by the Senate Agriculture Committee includes improved dairy provisions, according to Wisconsin Democrat Tammy Baldwin. Baldwin is supportive of the language that she says improves the Dairy Margin Protection Program, just months after lawmakers made changes to the program in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. “We are in the Senate Farm BillMaking some significant upgrades and improvements in MPP. So they have an insurance tool, a risk management tool that will really do a better job.”

 

While Baldwin is not a member of the committee that passed the bill 20-1 Wednesday, she does hold a seat on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture. She says the bipartisan bill, a stark difference compared to the House bill, offers leverage to move forward and get a farm bill to President Trump.

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