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on June 15, 2020

Iowa leaders seek federal aid to turkey producers

As turkey producers across the state have been financially hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, public officials seek aid for them through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds -- along with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst – is urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide federal assistance to farmer-owned cooperatives and independent turkey growers who are experiencing financial losses due to the COVID-19…

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