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Industry Reacts to Announcement of $12 Billion for Agriculture to Offset Trade War

Almost immediately after the Trump administration announced a plan to spend up to $12 billion to offset the impact of the ongoing tariff war with China, members of the agriculture industry took to social media to express their reactions.

A number of companies and organizations released formal statements, while farmers shared questions and concerns. Leaders of grower groups spoke out. Elected officials weighed in. Twitter polls and lively discussion threads circulated widely among producers.

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For more information about the $12 billion plan:

Administration Earmarks up to $12 Billion for Agriculture to Offset Trade War

USDA’s $12 Billion Farmer Relief Package

U.S. Authorizes $12 Billion in Farm Aid

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