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Dairy farmers eligible for pandemic-related assistance

August 19, 2021

Via: ABC News

Help is on the way for dairy farmers who got a lower price for their products because of pandemic-related market abnormalities, the U.S. Department of Agricullture said Thursday.

The department will provide about $350 million in assistance payments to eligible farmers, it said.

“Family dairy farmers have been battered by the pandemic, trade issues and unpredictable weather and are the life-blood of many rural communities throughout Vermont, the Northeast and many other regions,” U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in a written statement while in Vermont.

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