USDA Says Second Round of MFP 2 Payouts Will Start the Week Before Thanksgiving

Posted on 11/15/2019 2:22 PM

USDA said today that the much-anticipated second tranche of Market Facilitation Program (MFP 2) payouts will begin being disbursed the week before Thanksgiving.

Producers of MFP-eligible commodities will receive 25% of the total payment expected, in addition to the 50% payout they received under the initial tranche of payouts. We fully expect the third, 25% tranche of payouts (tentatively slated for January) to go out as well, even if a Phase 1 trade deal is reached by year-end.

Signup for MFP 2 is still underway and will continue through Dec. 6, 2019. You can sign up at your local Farm Service Agency.

Find more details here.

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