In July the administration authorized up to $12 billion to fund several programs designed to assist farmers and ranchers impacted by the retaliatory tariffs imposed by some of our largest agricultural trading partners, like China, Mexico and Canada. These programs include a direct payment market facilitation program, a trade mitigation food purchase and distribution program and a trade promotion program. Recently the administration announced the details, including, most importantly, the initial payment rates for the market facilitation program (Trade Aid Round One: A State Perspective).
October’s Dairy Data Dashboard By Alan Levitt Every month, USDEC aggregates domestic and global dairy data to create 10 charts displayed in a one-page, printable dashboard. The October Dairy Data Dashboard