Feds, Oakland Seaport Offering Agriculture Exporters Financial Relief

Feds, Oakland Seaport Offering Agriculture Exporters Financial Relief

Agricultural exporters who ship their goods through the Port of Oakland may soon be eligible for financial incentives from the port and the federal government, the port announced June 2. The U.S. Department of Agriculture would directly pay farm exporters $200 for every agriculture container they ship and $400 for every refrigerated container they use and an additional $125 for every empty they pick up at a designated Oakland storage depot, the port said. The port in March opened a new 25-acre paved pop-up storage yard for containers off terminal. “Our partnership with the USDA to open a temporary pop-up…
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