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Assistance program available for producers impacted by tariffs

Bear Paw FADC can asssist local producers


August 29, 2018

Staff and wire report

Producers in the area have some extra local help with a national program implemented to help offset impacts of tariffs.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue detailed plans Monday to help mitigate impacts of retaliatory trade by foreign nations put in place in response to the U.S. implementing tariffs. 

Under President Donald Trump’s direction, Perdue and the USDA derived a short-term relief package for U.S. producers.

One aspect of the package, the Market Facilitation Program, will include payments to producers of corn, cotton, dairy, hog, sorghum, soybean...

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