USDA Announces Assistance for Farmers

 

     The USDA recently announced payouts under the Market Facilitation Program for farmers harmed by tariffs.  Farmers will be able to sign-up with the FSA after September 4, but don’t rush because FSA offices are still being trained. Initial payouts will be as follows:   Soybeans:  50% of bushels produced multiplied by $1.65 per bushel   Corn:  50% of bushels produced multiplied by $0.01 per bushel   Dairy:  50% of hundredweight produced multiplied by $0.12 per hundredweight    Pork : 50% of head produced multiplied by $8.00 per head  

    The USDA recently announced payouts under the Market Facilitation Program for farmers harmed by tariffs.  Farmers will be able to sign-up with the FSA after September 4, but don’t rush because FSA offices are still being trained. Initial payouts will be as follows:

    Soybeans: 50% of bushels produced multiplied by $1.65 per bushel

    Corn: 50% of bushels produced multiplied by $0.01 per bushel

    Dairy: 50% of hundredweight produced multiplied by $0.12 per hundredweight 

    Pork: 50% of head produced multiplied by $8.00 per head