Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program


Organic Dairy Marketing Assistance Program (ODMAP) participants will receive a one-time payment, calculated based on a cost share of marketing costs on the pounds of organic milk marketed for the 2022 calendar year not to exceed 5 million pounds of production. The Farm Service Agency (FSA), on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), is announcing the availability of market assistance funding to organic dairy operations in the United States.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Farm Service Agency, Department of Agriculture
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
C - Direct Payments For Specified Use
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Public Law Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act-, 15 U.S.C. U.S.C. 714c(e)
ODMAP is funded under the authority of the CCC Charter Act to provide funding for short term marketing expenses.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Only organic dairy operations in the business of producing and marketing organic milk and dairy products from dairy cows, dairy goats, and dairy sheep may apply for assistance through ODMAP.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Not applicable.
Eligible ODMAP dairy operations are required to provide their statement of USDA organic certification and milk marketing statements for the 2022 calendar year, at application.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Producers must file an application for payment on Form FSA-630 and associated forms with the local county FSA office.
Award Procedure
Final approval is made by the FSA County Committee. After application is submitted and producer is determined eligible for the ODMAP payment. Systemic obligation occurs when the County Office records the approval into the ODMAP application process.
May 24, 2023 to July 26, 2023
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 1 to 15 days.
Applicants may appeal to the county Farm Service Agency Committee and to the FSA, Department of Agriculture, Appeals and Litigation Group, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250-0570.
Not applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
12- Agriculture, Assistance is intended to support the organic dairy operations due to difficult financial times that came from post pandemic market fluctuations.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
The organic dairy operation must keep any records in applying for a payment for 3 years following the year in which an application for payment was filed.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Assistance will be available during the ODMAP enrollment period which will occur starting on May 24, 2023, through July 26, 2023. Payments will be issued as 2 payments. Payment 1 will be factored by 75 percent. If funding is available at the conclusion of ODMAP signup a 2nd payment will be issued and factored up to 25 percent. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: Lump.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Consult the appropriate FSA State office where the property is located. For a list of FSA State offices with telephone numbers and addresses, information is available on the internet, visit FSA website at to locate nearest office.
Headquarters Office
Douglas E. Kilgore
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250 USA
Phone: (202) 720-9011
Fax: N/A
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Direct Payments for Specified Use) FY 22$0.00; FY 23 est $100,000,000.00; FY 24 est $0.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Award size will range from $100 to a maximum of $55,000. An estimate of an average payment will be in the $10,000 range. Since this is a one-time program payment is for only FY 2023.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
CCC Program regulations were published in the Federal Register, 7 CFR, 760, and announced through the news media, FSA Notice, Circulars and regulations issued by FSA.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.


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