USDA announced additional assistance for dairy producers, including a second round of payments through the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program. The second round of payments will consist of nearly $100 million to close out the $350 million commitment under PMVAP. USDA will contact handlers with eligible producers to notify them of the opportunity to participate. Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Jenny Moffitt also announced a new program, the Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program, that targets small and medium sized organic dairy’s. ODMAP has been allocated up to $100 million in distribution payments.
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