Tariff relief rolls into Kansas; ‘Any little bit helps’


Tariff relief has brought at least $10 million to Kansas farmers battling the fallout from the U.S. trade war that battered agriculture commodity prices last year.

Payments from the Market Facilitation Program went to about 9,400 farmers across Kansas through Oct. 31, according to data collected by the Environmental Working Group.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has said it does not have state-by-state breakdowns showing how the proceeds from the relief program were doled out.

It will only say that as of mid-December, about $2.4 billion was paid out, with Illinois, Iowa, Kansas . . .


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