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Sen. John Hoeven

Hoeven: Stimulus provisions intended to help 'all of ag'

A massive economic stimulus bill that congressional leaders are rushing to finish could allow the Agriculture Department to provide multiple forms of aid to different sectors hit by the coronavirus epidemic as well as a fresh round of Market Facilitation Program payments, a key senator says.
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Perdue testifies before House Ag (Ag GOP photo)

Perdue claims less than 10% chance of more MFP

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says there is less than a 10% chance that farmers will get more Market Facilitation Program payments this year and that China is sending “signals” it intends to honor its pledges to ramp up purchases of U.S. farm commodities.
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