The lag may be too late for some farmers who now consider putting acreage into prevented plant. Now, the question remains if they will try to plant and take an MFP payment or stick with prevent plant.
The $19.1 billion disaster aid bill passed by the Senate on Thursday waives the adjusted gross income for the recently announced 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP).
The Senate passed the legislation on Thursday, providing more than $4 billion for farmers and ranchers devastated by Mother Nature over the past few years.
Pork producers will find some relief in the near future from the impact of the U.S. trade dispute with China. On Thursday, the Trump administration announced a trade relief package for farmers.
The U.S. Coast Guard has closed off portions of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers to all vessel traffic due to fast-rising water levels.
President Donald Trump will address farmers regarding his 2019 tariff aid plan.
Lawmakers said they agreed to a $19.1 billion disaster-aid bill after months of disagreement and that President Donald Trump said he will sign it.