USDA opens signup for program to help farmers impacted by trade retaliation

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Farmers impacted by trade retaliation from foreign countries can now sign up for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Market Facilitation Program (MFP). 

The MFP will provide up to $14.5 billion in total for farmers and ranchers who qualify.   MFP payments will be made to producers of certain non-specialty and specialty crops as well as dairy and hog producers. 

Farmers can sign up through December 6th

For more information about the program including payment information and a program application go to: farmers.gov/mfp . 

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