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Farm Progress America, February 24, 2020

Max Armstrong talks about the MFP payments and the potential for more

Max Armstrong shares some insight on the Market Facilitation Program payments paid to farmers to counter the impact of the China trade conflict. Max notes that farmers would rather have the market working, and many analysts are skeptical of any further payments but it is an election year. Max points to a tweet from President Trump, and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue's clarification on the issue.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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