Corn: Supply Concerns Impacting Corn, Trade Worries Persist

🕔Jun 28, 2019Recent news items discuss the ongoing impacts of the unprecedented adverse weather that unfolded in the Corn Belt this spring.  Corn prices have increased as supply uncertainty persists.  Meanwhile, commodity […]

Livestock: Pork Group Wants Gene-Editing Moved to USDA Oversight – DTN

🕔Jun 28, 2019Arguing against regulations classifying livestock as drugs, the National Pork Producers Council wants the Food and Drug Administration to yield regulatory oversight to USDA for gene-edited animals raised for food. […]

Cover Crops and Prevent Planting – What You Need to Know

🕔Jun 26, 2019Many farmers will soon be considering whether to plant cover crops on prevent plant acres. If prevent planting payments are received through crop insurance, there are species selection and forage […]

AgFax Weekend: Perfect Storm – Weather, Price, Trade

🕔Jun 21, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Perfect Storm – Weather, Price, Trade | Questions – Grain Contracts, Corn Stocks, Trade | and more.

CRP: Time to Enroll or Re-Enroll and Consider Transition Incentives Program

🕔Jun 21, 2019Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service […]

U.S. Trade War Reaches India

🕔Jun 20, 2019In the last couple of weeks, we have seen several more maneuvers in President Trump’s ongoing trade war, including the addition of a new front—India. On June 15, India announced […]

U.S. Trade Rep: Farmers Hit By Japanese Agreements with Other Countries – DTN

🕔Jun 19, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators Tuesday it will take more time working with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before the Trump administration can submit the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement […]

2019: The Year of the U.S. Farmer’s Perfect Storm – Commentary

🕔Jun 19, 2019For many of us, certain years are permanently imprinted in the brain: 1983, 1993, 1995. While rainfall in generally welcomed, there are those years when one wishes that it would […]

Ag Trade: Senate Ag Committee Discusses USMCA, China, MFP Payments

🕔Jun 17, 2019On Thursday, the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing titled, “Certainty in Global Markets for the U.S. Agriculture Sector.” Lawmakers discussed the USMCA, the ongoing trade negotiations with China, and […]

AgFax Weekend 6-17 USDA Payout Details | Expectations – Rein ‘Em in

🕔Jun 14, 2019In this week’s AgFax Weekend 6-17 USDA Payout Details | Expectations – Rein ‘Em in | and more.

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