USDA pays $72 million to farms in bird-flu indemnities

The government has paid $71.9 million to producers as indemnities for poultry flocks that were victims of the worst epidemic of avian influenza ever to hit the United States. The Agriculture Department announced the payments in a weekly report on the massive state and federal response to the outbreaks that affected 49.6 million fowl in commercial flocks,… » Read More

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