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Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Up Just a Cent Over 2018: AFBF

The average 2019 supermarket cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 – turkey with all the trimmings and dessert – is up just a penny to from a year ago, according the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 34th annual survey.  The average holiday dinner will cost $48.91, still less than $5 a head. The National… Continue reading Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Up Just a Cent Over 2018: AFBF

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Second MFP Payment Will Be Issued Next Week

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. The payments will begin the week before Thanksgiving. Producers of MFP-eligible commodities will now be eligible to receive 25% of the total payment… Continue reading Second MFP Payment Will Be Issued Next Week