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Cheryl Anderson DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jan 30, 2013 04:25 PM CST

DAVENPORT, Neb. (DTN) -- Dairy farmers enrolled in the Milk Income Loss Contract program for September 2012 marketings should begin receiving payments beginning Feb. 5, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Wednesday.

The authorization of the 2008 Farm Bill was extended by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 for many Farm Service Agency programs, including MILC. The MILC program will be continued through Sept. 30, 2013, as part of the extension.

The extension means that all dairy producers' MILC contract are automatically extended to Sept. 30, 2013, as well. Dairy operations with approved MILC contracts do not need ...

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