Changes Are Coming to U.S. Dairy Policy

Balagtas, Joseph V., Daniel A. Sumner, and Jisang Yu

from ARE Update Vol. 16, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2013 Special Issue: What Is a Farm Bill, What Is in the 2013 Version, and What Does It Mean to California Agriculture?

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Abstract

Dairy farms have faced bouts of very low margins of milk prices over feed costs, and new subsidies propose to remedy that with insurance and, perhaps, supply management.

Keywords

milk policy, dairy programs, dairy margin insurance, dairy supply control, milk price cost squeeze

Citation

Balagtas, Joseph V., Daniel A. Sumner, and Jisang Yu. "Changes Are Coming to U.S. Dairy Policy." ARE Update 16(6)(2013):4-8. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2013/16/6/changes-are-coming-to-us/