Trade Talks: Roll Back of Tariffs Stymie Phase One Deal Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019Josh Zumbrun, William Mauldin and Chao Deng reported on the front page of Friday’s Wall Street Journal that, “Beijing’s announcement Thursday that the U.S. and China have mutually agreed to roll […]

Biofuels: Republicans Push EPA on RFS – DTN Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019Seven Midwest senators and Iowa’s governor, all Republicans, are pushing back on EPA’s supplemental plan for the Renewable Fuel Standard, stating in comments that EPA’s latest plan continues to kowtow […]

AgFax Weekend: Propane – Enough to Go Around? Nov 8, 2019

🕔Nov 8, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Propane – Enough to Go Around? | and more.

Waters of the U.S. Repeal Challenged – DTN Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019The agriculture industry celebrated the 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule repeal that EPA finalized in recent weeks. But an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation and […]

Farm Taxes: Steer Away from Cash Accounting? – DTN Nov 5, 2019

🕔Nov 5, 2019Cash method of accounting is under attack. In February 2017, the IRS issued an Action and Decision letter in response to losing Burnett Ranches LTD v. U.S. Under the Internal […]

AgFax Weekend: Farm Land Prices Holding? Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – FarmLand Prices Holding? | and more.

House Ag Committee Approves Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bill – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019After the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, House Agriculture Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., said the bill “sends a strong […]

Ag Labor: New Bill Would Ease Immigration, Migrant Worker Concerns – DTN Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019With the support of both farm organizations and the United Farm Workers union, a bipartisan group of House members introduced a new farm labor bill in Congress on Wednesday. The […]

ARC – Individual Vs. County – When Is It Worth Considering? Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019ARC-IC (Agriculture Risk Coverage – Individual) has received less attention than ARC-CO (ARC – County) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage).  ARC-IC is operationally more complex, thus harder to explain and […]

Hemp: USDA Details New Guidelines – DTN Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Farmers who choose to grow hemp under USDA rules will have to face the risk that their crop could test “hot” and lead to the destruction of their crop without […]

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