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Ag Day Minute: Meatless sandwich, China trade talks

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Ag Day Minute: Meatless sandwich, China trade talks

Details are finally released regarding the next round of China trade aid for farmers. Here are the highlights of the 16-billion dollar package:

Producers of corn, cotton, soybeans and wheat will get payments based on the rate set in their county. Those will range from $15 up to $150 per acre.

  • Dairy producers will receive a 20-cents per hundredweight payment.
  • Hog producers will get an $11 per head payment.
  • The first payments go out in mid-to-late August. Sign up starts Monday.

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