Missouri Dairy Business Update Commercial Agriculture
Volume 2, Number 5

May 2002

National Dairy Market Loss Payments Program
Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002

Example: Milking approximately 65 head per month

Boston Class I prices are available at: http://www.fmmone.com/Northeast_Order_Prices/New_Prices_main.htm#Advance

Target Price$16.94
June 2002 Boston Class I Price- 14.28
Difference equals2.66
Multiplied by .45X .45
= Market Loss Payment1.20/cwt

For the dairyman shipping 100,000 pounds, the monthly check would be $1.20 X 1000 = $1,200.00

National Dairy Market Loss Payments Example

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