Purchases include $317 million for dairy, $258 million for meat and $175 million for combination of fresh produce, dairy and meat.
FEMA and USDA help sought on livestock depopulation and disposal of anticipated 10 million hogs in next few months.
A weekly roundup of prices for select dairy and specialty livestock markets.
Coronavirus impact will come later as unemployment is projected to climb to 14.5% in second and third quarters.
Meat Price Index registers fourth consecutive monthly decline; dairy falls for second month in a row.
Pork, poultry and beef exports represent significant increases in efforts to reach agricultural trade goals with China.
Cutout prices soaring in May, providing slight boost for live hog prices.
Feedstuffs Livestock & poultry cash market comparisons, 5/6/2020
Corn, soybean and wheat exports down 39% to 48% from a week ago.