Crop Insurance: A Historical Look at Supplemental Coverage Option Participation Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) insurance is generating considerable discussion.  This article reviews historical participation in SCO using data from USDA, RMA’s (US Department of Agriculture, Risk Management Agency) Summary of […]

Politics: What Happened at the Iowa Caucuses? – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Democratic Party officials plan to release at least half of all Iowa’s presidential caucus results at 4 p.m. CST on Tuesday, the Associated Press reported late Tuesday morning. The final […]

Trade Aid: Last Payment Sent, Check Your Bank – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Farmers should see the third and final round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the bank by the end of the week, USDA announced in a news release on Monday. […]

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Proposes New Position Limits – DTN Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is taking another stab at establishing position limits in commodity markets, its fourth such attempt since Congress passed the requirement as part of 2010’s financial […]

Expectations for Improved Trade Sends Farmer Sentiment Soaring – Ag Barometer Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
The Ag Economy Barometer rose to a reading of 167 in January, a 17-point jump from December when the index stood at 150. Virtually all of the rise in this month’s barometer […]

Ag Trade: Perdue Highlights Issues with E.U. Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
Bloomberg writer Jonathan Stearns reported last week that, “Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue became the latest American official to face European Union complaints about U.S. threats to global trade rules and punitive tariffs on EU farm goods. […]

Trade Aid: USDA Issues 3rd Tranche of 2019 Payments Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
Farmers should see the third and final round of Market Facilitation Program payments in the bank by the end of the week, USDA announced in a news release on Monday. […]

AgFax Weekend: Ag Bankruptcies Up | Flood Concerns Abound Jan 31, 2020

🕔Jan 31, 2020
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Ag Bankruptcies Up | Flood Concerns Abound | and more.

Neonics: EPA Proposes Interim Measures For Key Chemistries – DTN Jan 31, 2020

🕔Jan 31, 2020
EPA released proposed interim registration decisions for several neonicotinoid chemicals on Thursday, Jan. 30. Three of them, clothianidin (such as Poncho from Bayer), imidacloprid (such as Gaucho from Bayer), and […]

Ag Trade: USMCA Signed – What Did We Get? Jan 30, 2020

🕔Jan 30, 2020
New York Times writers Ana Swanson and Emily Cochrane reported on Wednesday that, “President Trump signed the revised North American Free Trade Agreement into law on Wednesday, fulfilling a key campaign […]

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