Farm Bureau Welcomes Trade Mitigation Payments

Farm Bureau Welcomes Trade Mitigation Payments

Farmers reeling from trade-related losses welcomed the long-awaited details of a second round of trade aid payments under the Agriculture Department’s Market Facilitation Program. Dave Salmonsen, AFBF trade specialist, how many farmers will use those funds to move forward into the new year.

“The time of year when people are visiting with their bankers and planning for next year, they will have the certainty of these extra funds coming in, and it helps them override the downturns that they’re facing and unfortunately continue to face with these trade issues,” Salmonsen explained.



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