Ag Export Programs Offer Excellent Returns, Deserve Continued Funding May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
The Coalition to Promote U.S. Agricultural Exports welcomes the results of a recent econometric study indicating that public-private U.S. agricultural export market development programs remain highly effective and generate a substantial […]

Corn, Soybeans: Prevent Plant Policy Options May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
As discussed in the May 4, 2022 farmdoc daily, crop insurance’s prevent plant provision has the potential to notably reduce planted acres if planting is delayed by weather until prevent plant’s first […]

USDA to Provide $6Bln to Crop Producers Impacted by 2020-21 Natural Disasters May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The U. S Department of Agriculture announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling […]

Illinois Grain Code: How Does Miller v. Department of Agriculture Impact Price Later Contracts? May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
In 2003, Illinois significantly revised its Grain Code to provide additional protection to famers in the event a state-licensed grain dealer or warehouse fails. A grain elevator that stores grain […]

USDA Announces Disaster Assistance for 2020 and 2021 May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $6 billion Emergency Relief Program (ERP), the new disaster recovery assistance program for agricultural producers. Funding for ERP was provided by Congress as […]

Biden Proposals to Incentivize Increased U.S. Ag Production Due to Ukraine-Russia Conflict May 11, 2022

🕔May 11, 2022
Update 5/11/22: The $500 million to incentivize production of food commodities was dropped from the larger aid package soon after this article was published. The important policy considerations related to […]

Webinar: Who Has Rights to the Water When Drought Hits? – May 18 May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
Who has the right to access water in the American West? Find out during an online webinar hosted by the National Agricultural Law Center on May 18. As of May […]

USA Rice Raises Rail Shipping Concerns to Surface Transportation Board Apr 26, 2022

🕔Apr 26, 2022
Last week, USA Rice submitted comments to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) outlining a number of rail shipping issues impacting the U.S. rice industry and urging the STB to take lasting actions […]

Farmer, USDA Wetland Battle Continues – DTN Apr 12, 2022

🕔Apr 12, 2022
Whether USDA can force farmers in federal farm programs to waive constitutional rights to challenge wetlands determinations soon may be answered by a federal court. South Dakota farmer Arlen Foster […]

Biden to Speak on Rural Infrastructure at Iowa Ethanol Plant – DTN Apr 12, 2022

🕔Apr 12, 2022
President Joe Biden on Tuesday will use his trip to an Iowa ethanol plant to allow E15 to be sold through the summer months — at least for this year. […]

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