The federal government is working on an assistance plan for dairy farmers. Yet, International Dairy Foods Association President Michael Dykes wants to see that help expedited.”So much of the government side of this thing has been announcements so far. There hasn’t been a check go out the door yet.” Dykes praised Minnesota Congressman Collin Peterson for including a recourse loan program for dairy processors in the HEROES Act. “We want to make sure we kept the supply chain intact when we get on the other side of this COVID-19 crisis.” The funds are designed to help processors who are dealing with cash flow or working capital. That Senate has not yet taken up that proposal.
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