USDA aid package to provide short-term relief

USDA aid package to provide short-term relief
Zippy Duvall, President American Farm Bureau

Farmers and economists said a $5 billion trade relief package announced last week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide a short-term reprieve from losses caused by trade disruptions. However, farmers still need a swift resolution to trade wars that have prompted China, Canada, Mexico and the European Union to apply tariffs on a range of U.S. farm commodities, emphasized American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall, a Georgia poultry and cattle farmer.

“Today’s aid announcement gives us some breathing room, but ...

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