The U.S. dairy industry is asking Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to re-open the 2020 Dairy Margin Coverage sign-up. At the end of March, the USDA Farm Service Agency says 48 percent of U.S. dairies are enrolled in the program. Not all local dairy farms opted to enroll in the 2020 program. In Minnesota, about 72 percent of dairy operations are enrolled. Fifty-four percent of North Dakota dairies are enrolled in the program. In South Dakota, 67 percent of dairies are enrolled.
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