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Local FSA Office Announces Details of USDA Support Package for Area Producers

 

July 31, 2019

Under the authority of the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act, producers of alfalfa hay are among those who will be eligible for payments from the Market Facilitation Program, one of three programs that will assist agricultural producers while President Trump works to address long-standing market access barriers.

Although local radio and television stations, as well as other social media sources, have carried news about one of the region's biggest pulse crop company's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and reorganization, local sources reported that they are unaware of any Blaine County producers who were using the JM Grain, Incorporated facility to market their pulse crops.

JM Grain, Incorporated, which has offices in both Garrison, North Dakota, and Great Falls, Montana, claimed that sales in the current year are about $3.5 million compared to the normal of about $13 million. They parti...



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