Northey on USDA assistance in this tough year


By Julie Harker, Brownfield

September 19, 2019


USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation has updated two House ag subcommittees on the programs in place to assist farmers. Bill Northey says, “This past year has tested the resilience of America’s farmers. Crop insurance, supplemental natural disaster assistance programs and short-term trade mitigation programs have helped producers manage those challenges.”


Northey says the Market Facilitation Program has up to 14 and a half Billion dollars for direct payments to farmesr affected by unjustified tariff retaliation...


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