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Unity – it may be the most important concept for dairy farmers today.

I’ve seen farmers come together for each other in times of crisis, usually because of weather, fire or personal catastrophes, and it’s always inspiring.

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You’re busy milking cows and deciding which worn-out assets to replace. With that in mind, Progressive Dairy looks at issues in the news impacting you and your dairy business.

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Stuck on what to get your favorite dairy farmer? We reached out to our editorial advisory board and a few other farmers we know for some suggestions of what they’d like to see under their Christmas tree this year.

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The Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H.R. 5038), an attempt at immigration reform with a focus on addressing U.S. agriculture’s farm labor crisis, has been approved in the House of Representatives. The measure was approved on a 260-165 vote, with 34 Republicans joining 226 Democrats in favor of passage, Dec. 11. The bill now moves to the Republican-controlled Senate.

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Citing prolonged and extensive impacts of weather events this year, the USDA extended the deadline for farmers to enroll in the 2020 Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) until Dec. 20.

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