Chinese Trade Talks Resume in Washington This Week

🕔Feb 18, 2019After continuing last week in Beijing, U.S., China trade talks will resume again this week in Washington, D.C.  In addition, recent news items continue to highlight impacts of the ongoing trade dispute on the farm economy. […]

AgFax Weekend: Brazil Ag – It’s Not All Good | Amazon Selling Trucks?

🕔Feb 15, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Brazil Ag – It’s Not All Good | Amazon Selling Trucks? | and more.

New Draft Clean Water Rule – 60-Day Public Comment Begins – DTN

🕔Feb 15, 2019The 60-day public comment period for the newly proposed waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule launched Thursday with the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishing the […]

Ethanol: 2018 Record Exports, China Market Closed. What’s Next? – DTN

🕔Feb 15, 2019Ethanol margins continue to be depressed at the start of 2019, as evidenced by the losses DTN’s hypothetical ethanol plant continues to experience.  The ethanol industry as a whole is […]

Webinar: Legal Checkup on Checkoffs – Current Events, Feb. 20

🕔Feb 14, 2019Checkoff programs offer vital research and information for both producers and consumers of agricultural commodities. Over the past year, these programs have undergone a number of legal and policy changes […]

Farm Bill: Funding Shifts; CRP Payment Limit Possible

🕔Feb 13, 2019On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published an overview of the Conservation Title of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Today’s update looks at a couple key points […]

Mississippi: How Will the Farm Bill Benefit the State’s Ag? – Podcast

🕔Feb 13, 2019Justin Ferguson of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation sat down with Jason and Bobby during the Tri State Soybean Forum in January to discuss the function of Farm Bureau and […]

Infrastructure Promises: No Plan or Fix Yet – DTN

🕔Feb 12, 2019During the signing of the tax overhaul bill on Dec. 22, 2017, President Donald Trump said, “Infrastructure is by far the easiest,” according to a Washington Post article from Jan. […]

USDA To Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Sessions

🕔Feb 12, 2019USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public […]

U.S. Cotton Outlook, 2019: Trade Tensions are the Wild Card – NCC Report

🕔Feb 9, 2019National Cotton Council economists point to a few key factors that will shape the U.S. cotton industry’s 2019 economic outlook. This past year can be characterized as a year with […]

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