Trade war payments near $2.5 billion in two weeks

The USDA has paid $2.46 billion to farmers and ranchers since disbursements began on Aug. 21 to mitigate the effects of the Sino-U.S. trade war, said the USDA on Wednesday. Up to $7.25 billion is available this fall from the $14.5 billion earmarked for aid. Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, and Indiana are the top states for… » Read More

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