Agricultural Marketing Service March 1, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reauthorization of Dairy Forward Pricing Program
Document Number: 2019-03600
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-03-01
Agency: Agricultural Marketing Service, Department of Agriculture
This final rule reauthorizes the Dairy Forward Pricing Program (DFPP) in accordance with the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill). Establishing new contracts under the DFPP has been prohibited since the expiration of the program on September 30, 2018. The 2018 Farm Bill reauthorized the program to allow handlers to enter into new contracts until September 30, 2023. Any forward contract entered prior to the September 30, 2023, deadline is subject to a September 30, 2026, expiration date.