National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) reports:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the third and final tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments “aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations”.
Chandler Goule, CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers, made the following statement in response:
“NAWG welcomes today’s news from the Administration fulfilling the support program farmers who have been impacted by the U.S.-China trade war. The MFP payments will provide necessary assistance to growers impacted by low prices resulting in part from tariffs.
“NAWG understands that the full benefits from the Phase One Deal with China will take time to be fully felt in the market. In the meantime, assistance through MFP is critically important given economic conditions in farm country.”