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Food, Agriculture, and Resource Economics

Market Facilitation Program: What is available to cover my marketing losses from trade tariffs?

By Yangxuan Liu Download the PDF version of this article.  U.S. Department of Agriculture releases details about the spending plans for $12 billion in trade aid package for farmers. The main component of the aid package is the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). MFP is authorized under the Commodity Credit Corporation…
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Cotton Outlook

By Yangxuan Liu and Don Shurley Download the PDF version of this article. In 2018, Georgia’s farmers planted 1.43 million acres of cotton, up 150,000 acres from 2017. The average cotton yield is forecast at 946 pounds per acre. Production is forecast at 2.8 million bales, which would be the…
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