Eligible producers now have more time to sign-up for the latest round of a USDA assistance program created due to trade disruptions. Rod Bain has more. Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey discusses what has transpired over the last two months regarding sign-up for the latest round of a USDA program assisting producers affected by trade disruptions.
The second round of trade mitigation payments will be coming to aid farmers and ranchers affected by the trade retaliation from other countries. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue made the announcement today after being authorized by President Donald Trump. It will be the final round of trade mitigation payments that were originally announced back in July in response to …
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Director of International Trade, Kent Bacus, looks at what the new Market Facilitation Program introduced last week by USDA does for beef producers. NCBA on Trade Issues
Sign-up for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Market Facilitation Program officially starts today, Sept. 4. The $12 billion package was put together to cover three phases. The first phase includes payments to producers, the second phase has USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service administering a Food Purchase and Distribution Program to purchase commodities targeted by “unjustified” retaliation, and the third phase …
As a part of USDA’s Market Facilitation Program, food purchases will be made. Tyron Spearman has the details. USDA to Make Food Purchases
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will be administering the new Market Facilitation Program. Tyron Spearman has the details. FSA to Administer Market Facilitation Program
Tyron Spearman has more information concerning USDA’s trade relief package announced this week, known as Market Facilitation Program. More on Trade Relief Package