USDA has outlined how the rates were made for the new round of Market Facilitation Program payments. There is a countywide rate, but that was based on the estimated trade-related damages for various commodities. For soybeans, the commodity rate was $2.05 per bushel. Corn was at 14 cents and wheat was at 41 cents. Dry edible beans were at $8.22 per hundredweight. Hogs and dairy rates were also announced, with hogs at $11 per head and milk production at 20 cents per hundredweight. View the full report.
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