USDA Announces Extension of Dairy Forward Pricing Program

December 01, 2023

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is announcing the extension of the Dairy Forward Pricing Program effective immediately. The Further Continuing Appropriations and Other Extensions Act of 2024 extends the Dairy Forward Pricing Program to allow new contracts to be entered into until Sept. 30, 2024. Forward contracts may be entered into through the Sept. 30, 2024, deadline and may extend only through the Sept. 30, 2027, expiration date. USDA will publish an update to the deadline dates in the regulations in the Federal Register.