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New Trump aid plan for U.S. farmers seen mirroring 2018 package

May 17, 2019 9:14 AM

Source: Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration’s second package of aid for U.S. farmers hit by the trade war with China is expected to total $15 billion to $20 billion and involve direct payments, the agriculture secretary said on Wednesday.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is still finalizing the plan, which is likely to prioritize hog and soybean farmers, the products …