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USDA Trade Mitigation Plan Includes More Commodity Purchases

Dan Exports/Imports, Trade

usdaMost of the money allocated to the new USDA program to help farmers hurt by tariffs will go towards direct payments. But according to a story from Gary Crawford, there is a considerable amount of money that will be used for purchases of food products for feeding programs.

USDA Trade Mitigation Plan Includes More Commodity Purchases-1

Greg Ibach, Undersecretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, gives some examples of commodities that will be part of USDA’s new Food Purchase and Distribution Program.

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