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By Tim Leeds 

USDA gives details on trade war ag aid package


U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced more details Thursday of a $16 billion package aimed at supporting American agricultural producers while the Trump Administration continues to work on trade.

In May, President Donald Trump directed Perdue to craft a relief strategy in line with the estimated impacts of retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural goods and other trade disruptions, a release from USDA issued Thursday said. The Market Facilitation Program, or MFP, Food Purchase and Distribution Program, or FPDP, and Agricultural Trade Promotion Program, or ATP, are set to as...

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