COVID-19 Stimulus Package for the Food System

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In stark contrast to the Administration’s approach to a “trade bailout” through the Market Facilitation
Program, Congress and the federal government need to act decisively to ensure that all farmers, ranchers, and fishermen are included in any broader stimulus package related to COVID-19, particularly small and midsized operations, limited resource producers, farms operated by farmers of color, and tribal nations who have often fallen through the cracks of federal farm policy.