$16 billion trade relief package announced
Farmers will be paid based on their county, not by which crops they grow.
Published May 24, 2019
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IFB president shares farmer concerns with Perdue
Uncertainty over shutdown, loan payments and more leads to "stress out in the countryside."
Published January 21, 2019
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President Trump signs the farm bill, IFB president attends signing
Bipartisan bill a "tremendous victory for the American farmer."
Published December 21, 2018
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