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RMA Update: Dairy Revenue Protection Sales Period Modification

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) Risk Management Agency (RMA) has announced modifications to Dairy Revenue Protection sales periods over weekends due to the volatility of milk prices. 

Beginning June 5, 2020, the sales period will open Friday afternoon when the prices and rates are published, and the sales period will end at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning when previously the sales period would have ended on Monday morning. This change will be incorporated into the 2022 DRP policy. 

MGR-20-017: Dairy Revenue Protection Sales Period ModificationUSDA

  • Read the full Manager's Bulletin HERE.
  • Beginning June 5, 2020, the sales period will open Friday afternoon when the prices and rates are published, and the sales period will end at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning when previously the sales period would have ended on Monday morning. This change will be incorporated into the 2022 DRP policy. 

Read the full press release HERE.

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