USDA Opens Signup for Market Facilitation Program
Enrollment Now Open through December 6
August 8, 2019
Signup opened July 29, 2019, for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to assist farmers who continue to suffer from damages because of unjustified trade retaliation from foreign nations. Through MFP, USDA will provide up to $14.5 billion in direct payments to impacted producers, part of a broader trade relief package announced in late July. The sign-up period runs through December 6, 2019.
“Our team at USDA reflected on what worked well and gathered feedback on last year’s program to make this one even stronger and more effective for...