Coronavirus: Reviewing USDA Funding in the CARES Act Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
On Friday, March 27, 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law, the 3rd FY2020 Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Act.  At a reported appropriation of $2 trillion, the bill is […]

Agriculture Faces Financial Pounding from Multiple Sources Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
With the appearance of COVID-19 earlier this winter, we believe that US agriculture has found itself in a multi-crisis situation. We are facing the development of a farm financial crisis, […]

EPA Backs Off On Long-Running Wetlands Case – DTN Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
More than a decade after EPA cited an Idaho property owner for a Clean Water Act violation that led to a long court battle, the agency has backed off a […]

Grain Markets Show Little Response to USDA Reports – DTN Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
USDA’s Prospective Plantings and March 1 Grain Stocks reports held a few surprises, but market action was a bit subdued on corn and soybeans, while new-crop wheat reacted to the […]

Young Farmer Leads USDA Initiative to Help out the Rookies Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Twenty-seven percent of U.S. farmers were categorized as new and beginning producers, with 10 years or less of experience in agriculture, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. USDA is […]

Farm Labor: H-2A Visa Waiver Expanded – DTN Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
Farmers who rely on H-2A workers received a little more relief from the State Department late Thursday with an announcement that U.S. consulates will expand the group of H-2 applicants […]

House Passes Stimulus Bill – What’s In It For Ag? – DTN Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
The House of Representatives on Friday passed the $2.2 trillion stimulus package dubbed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, sending the legislation to President Donald Trump to […]

Federal Stimulus Includes Ag; Suppliers Accelerate Planting Input Deliveries Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
Wall Street Journal writers Siobhan Hughes and Natalie Andrews reported on Friday that, “President Trump signed a roughly $2 trillion stimulus package into law, hours after House lawmakers hustled back to the Capitol […]

Liu On Cotton: Weighing Whether To Take The LDP Mar 29, 2020

🕔Mar 29, 2020
Along with the life-and-death struggle and the rising cases of COVID-19, financial markets worldwide have lurched lower. The selloff of the U.S. stock market started on Feb. 21, 2020. Since […]

Farming Through Covid: 7 Things To Know And Do – DTN Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Seventy percent of farms and agribusinesses have already made changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a non-scientific poll conducted by AgHires, a leading agricultural recruiting firm. Lori […]

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