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Farm Progress America, May 28, 2019

Max Armstrong offers reaction from recent news farmers are getting trade assistance

Max Armstrong shared some insight on the recent announcement of the new trade assistance package to soften the blows of the trade deals that are hitting agriculture. Max shared comments from Zippy Duvall, president, American Farm Bureau Federation. President Trump commented during the announcement that the trade assistance was to send China a message. The Market Facilitation Program was announced without payment rates, which commodity groups are watching.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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