Skip to comments.Trump Announces $19 Billion Coronavirus Relief Program For Farmers And Food Producers
Posted on 04/17/2020 9:27:23 PM PDT by Java4Jay
The Department of Agriculture will implement a new $19 billion COVID-19 coronavirus relief plan for food producers that includes direct payments to farmers, as announced by President Trump during the White House briefing on Friday.
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Yes, excellent news! The LSM will not report it.
How much of that does ADM get?
I don’t know where that money will be coming from, but the farmers definitely do need this help. So many tons of fresh food has been harvested, and must now be thrown away.
It would be too expensive in most cases to collect and redistribute the perishable food to people who could use it.
Out of work people.
Turning the economy back on, even if in stages, cannot happen soon enough.
Good question but the guys on the ground are working their Asses off getting it planted. Low fuel prices and a good year would be nice. Calving went good in my area. Long as Americans can eat they can work. Open up the country lets get on with the biddness.
Some rejoice but I always do the math. I figure most of the billions will simply evaporate.
If there is one thing we need to protect. Its farmers and the ability to process and deliver food.
Good news. Spend it on our causes before the Dems spend it on their causes.
lee martell wrote:
“So many tons of fresh food has been harvested, and must now be thrown away.
It would be too expensive in most cases to collect and redistribute the perishable food to people who could use it.”
Why is it too expensive this year, and not in the years previous?
Fewer truckers, wholesellers and packers now operating because of precautions due to the Virus.
Plus, with no schools or sit down restaurants or sporting events,
The farmers have lost many long term contracted customers.
Great, farmers will not have to drive that 6 month old equipment.
That is good news. I hope those damn meat packers get zero relief. They have been screwing the cow/calf producer for the past 6 months, especially!
I agree, especially Smithfield, who had the Chinese guy in, just before their outbreak.
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