I shared an article about NMPF’s suggestions to improve 2018’s MMP-Dairy a few days ago. Now it looks like President Donald Trump has just signed a stopgap spending measure that will protect dairy farmers. According to Farm Journal’s MILK, Jim Weisenmeyer, a ProFarmer’s Washington policy analyst, said these changes were the most significant ones he has seen in his 40 years working in Washington.

This bill will eliminate the livestock gross margin program (LGM) $20 million cap. According to the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), this package will bolster the MPP, which was created as a safety net program born from a 2014 farm bill.

MPP payments are to be calculated monthly, instead of the bi-monthly basis producers are used to. You can read the full article here.

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RICK PASCUAL, CPC/ PRC • Dairy Industry Recruiter

Rick Pascual recruits in dairy nutrition for feed companies and their suppliers across the United States. He joined Continental Search in January 2015 from a career in call-center supervision. Since joining, Rick has made an impact on the team and has successfully filled a number of searches for nutritionists, sales, and sales management positions in animal health and nutrition.

After completing coursework and a grueling exam, Rick became a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) in November 2015, as well as a Professional Recruiting Consultant (PRC) by AIRS in April 2016. Rick recruits Dairy Feed Sales Managers, Dairy Nutritionists, Directors of Nutrition, Territory Managers, Technical Support Managers, and District Managers for feed manufacturers, feed additive companies, international biotechnology companies, and animal health companies.

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Send Rick your resume at rick@consearch.com. Call him at (302) 544-9288.