While farmers are waiting for positive trade news, Farmer Mac Director of Economic Research Jackson Takach says some plan to hold off on marketing commodities. However, USDA’s Market Facilitation Program could be helpful in terms of cash flow. “The one positive thing that could come out of the MFP is the cash will come in December or January. It’s the perfect time for cash infusion,” says Takach. “If you grew soybeans and are concerned about cash flow, applying for the program will hopefully provide some cash infusion when you need it.”
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