East Polk County, Minnesota Farm Bureau President Bennett Osmonson says there is interest in the new dairy program included in the farm bill, known as the Dairy Margin Coverage Program. He understands education will be important. “Implementation is going to take some time, because the government was down for 30-some days and it takes a while to write those regulations,” he explains. “Then, the Agriculture Committee needs to look at them again and make sure they are written as intended.”
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