Dairy Margin Coverage Program Enrollment for 2021 Now Open

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has begun accepting applications for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 for 2021 enrollment. Signup runs through Dec. 11, 2020. Producers can utilize an online dairy decision tool to determine the appropriate level of coverage for their specific dairy operation. The decision tool is […]

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Paycheck Protection Program – Farmer eligibility and sign up

Please review the Paycheck Protection Program – Farmer eligibility and sign up information developed by Joy Kirkpatrick, Farm Succession Outreach Specialist, UW Center for Dairy Profitability and Paul Mitchell, Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Extension Agriculture Economics Specialist. April 3, 2020

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Responding to Stress

Feeling stressed? You’re not alone. The farming community is not immune to stress; ongoing economic conditions in agriculture are taking a toll on farm families and their rural communities. “Understanding stress and how chronic stress impacts all aspects of life and then learning how to manage stress are essential for one’s health and our rural […]

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