https://northarvestbean.org/wp-content/uploads/northarvest-bean-logo.png 0 0 Red River Farm Network https://northarvestbean.org/wp-content/uploads/northarvest-bean-logo.png Red River Farm Network2019-07-26 08:59:312019-07-26 15:00:49Up to $1.4 billion of Surplus Commodities to be Purchased
Up to $1.4 billion of Surplus Commodities to be Purchased
The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service will purchase up to $1.4 billion of surplus commodities impacted by trade retaliation for distribution to food banks, schools and other outlets serving low-income individuals. Through the Food Purchase and Distribution Program, the AMS Commodity Procurement Program will buy affected products in four phases beginning October 1.
Learn more about the purchases.