Market Facilitation Program

Market Facilitation Program

July 2019

USDA Announces Details for the Second Round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) on July 25, 2019

 

The package is valued at $16 billion, with $14.5 billion dedicated to producer payments, $1.4 billion for commodity purchases and $100 million thought its Agriculture Trade Promotion Program to help access new export markets.

 

Details:

Sign up for the program begins Monday, July 29 and ends December 6, 2019

Inventory period is between April 1- May 15, 2019

Eligible pork producers will receive $11 per head

The maximum level of payment per hog producer or legal entity is $250,000

Cap is set at $900,000 adjusted income- however, is an additional maximum level payment set at $250,000

USDA will also make a second pork purchase totaling $208M.

 

To learn more information, visit https://www.farmers.gov/manage/mfp 

 

Click HERE for a list of Illinois FSA offices.

 

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