In his role as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Rome, Indiana farmer Kip Tom is fully plugged into the world’s food and agricultural […]
Farm Bill Programs – Choosing the Right One – Videos Feb 25, 2020
The deadline to sign up for a farm bill program is approaching quickly. You want to make the best decision possible but are still wondering what is the best fit […]
As we were growing up, Soil Stewardship Sunday was a regular part of the church calendar, landing on the last Sunday of April as farmers were in the midst of […]
USDA Trade, Commodity Outlook – Report Highlights Feb 24, 2020
Following this month’s release of the USDA’s Long-Term Projections, on Thursday, the Department released its quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade. This update provided an overview of agricultural trade based on the […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Tax Audit Red Flags | Lorsban Fading Away | and more.
The Twenty-one farm and ranch groups representing millions of U.S. farmers and ranchers are launching Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF), a coalition committed to environmental and economic sustainability. This […]
Federal Budget: How Does Ag Spending Look for 2020? Feb 18, 2020
It being February, the political focus turned momentarily back to matters of budget and deficit. In late January, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated baseline estimates for federal […]
The Food and Drug Administration’s uncertainty over how to regulate hemp, including warning letters to companies for selling products illegally, has diminished the interest of big companies in hemp food […]
USDA recently announced that “Sustainable Ag Intensification” and “Ag Climate Adaption” were included in a 5-year blueprint. That interested us. The announcement came from Scott Hutchins, Agriculture’s Deputy Under Secretary […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Program Decision Looming | 2020 Income Forecast | and more.