When it comes to attempting to help with a federal emergency, the old adage of “No good deed shall go unpunished” sometimes comes to mind. Take the plight of ethanol […]
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) is accepting applications from rice field owners to enroll in its expanded Waterfowl Rice Incentive Conservation Enhancement (WRICE) program. Landowners may receive as […]
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmland Values Steady | Corps Sued Over River Management | and more.
A recent rash of flooding in the Mississippi River basin could have been avoided had the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers better managed a 195-mile stretch of the river from […]
Livestock: Calls for Aid to Pork Farmers – DTN May 15, 2020
Members of Congress are turning different directions to try to provide some indemnity for pork producers forced to depopulate their herds. A bipartisan group of 14 senators on Monday sent […]
The federal Surface Transportation Board (STB) on April 30 announced a series of decisions on demurrage and accessorial rules and charges, “continuing its efforts to promote transparency, timeliness and mutual […]
The most recent legislation enacted by Congress for relief during the Covid-19 pandemic has clarified that farmers are eligible for a low interest, non-forgivable loan of up to $150,000. Farmers […]
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmer Confidence Shaken | Will Chinese Trade Meet Expectations? | and more.
DTN: Cattle Contracts on the Rise May 7, 2020
As Thursday nears the noon hour contracts are sticking with their pre-established tune; cattle contracts are trading higher while the lean hog contracts trade lower. Some of the excitement in […]