In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Prospective Plantings | Ag Financial Pounding | and more.
Wall Street Journal writers Kirk Maltais and Joe Wallace reported this week that, “Consumers are loading up on pasta, rice and bread. Farm supply lines are disrupted. Countries are restricting agricultural exports. […]
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 […]
Food Purchasing Dynamics Wall Street Journal writer Kirk Maltais reported this week that, “Consumers’ rush to buy groceries is fueling a rally in orange-juice prices, making the usually sedate asset the best-performing commodity in […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Landowners nationally will enroll more than 3.4 million acres in the general sign-up of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) announced Thursday by USDA. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced USDA had […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Coronavirus – Farm Income Outlook | Aid Bill Passed | and more.