This week, the USDA announced that it will issue a second round of payments through the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program (PMVAP) to use the final $100 million of $350 million in original funding. They have also created a program that helps provide better assistance to organic dairy farmers that experienced monetary losses during the pandemic. This second round of payments will enable USDA to better support small- and medium-sized dairy operations who weathered the pandemic and now face other challenges.
The USDA has not announced the exact timeline, so we'll continue to share updates as soon as they are announced.
WASHINGTON, January 23, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the details of additional assistance for dairy producers, including a second round of payments through the Pandemic Market Volatility Assistance Program (PMVAP) and a new Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Pro...