Missouri Dairy Business Update Commercial Agriculture
Volume 2, Number 4

April 2002


Dairy Options Pilot Program Training Returns in May

Missouri
May 21st MU SW Research Center Mt. Vernon


May 22nd Hayloft Restaurant Mt. Grove


10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Why Attend:

Dairymen who attend a Dairy Options Pilot Program (DOPP) training are eligible to sign up for the USDA's Dairy Options Pilot Program. Under the program 80% of the cost of buying put options to guarantee you a floor milk price will be paid by USDA.

Where:(2 locations for your convenience)
To make reservations call 1-800-205-9953

SW Research Center in Mt Vernon
May 21st
(Tuesday) 10:00 till 3:00 (Lunch on your own)

Hayloft Restaurant in Mt. Grove
May 22nd
(Wednesday) 10:00 till 3:00 (Lunch on your own)

Who's Eligible?

Only dairymen in the following 13 Missouri counties:
Barry, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Howell, Laclede, Lawrence, Newton, Ozark, Polk, Texas, Webster, and Wright.

More Info:

Dairymen who have participated in DOPP in past years are eligible for DOPP again and this year they DO NOT have to attend the training session again. To learn more about the Dairy Options Pilot Program contact your local extension office, or the USDA Risk Management Agency at 785-266-0248 or check out the website at:

http://www.rma.usda.gov/training/programs/dopp/index.html


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