Southern Farmers Gained The Most In 2019’s Tariff Payments, GAO Finds Oct 15, 2020

🕔Oct 15, 2020
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report that reviewed USDA’s 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) and payments.  USDA has reported that it made $14.495 billion in payments […]

Farm Programs Built On Export Expectations — A Sinking Foundation? – Opinion Oct 15, 2020

🕔Oct 15, 2020
In recent columns we have made our thoughts about exports clear when it comes to crop agriculture. We have shown the numbers that make it obvious that no matter what […]

Louisiana: Assessing Crops in Hurricane Delta’s Aftermath Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Hurricane Delta cut a similar path through Louisiana as Hurricane Laura, with many crops still in the field affected by the second major storm to hit the state in six […]

ARC, PLC Enrollment Begins for 2021 Oct 14, 2020

🕔Oct 14, 2020
Agricultural producers can now make elections and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2021 crop year. The signup period opened Tuesday, […]

Louisiana: Deja Vu as Hurricane Delta Hits Rice Country Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Let me begin by stating that those of us in southwest Louisiana, particularly in the rice industry, have decided we want to officially cancel our subscription to the Hurricane of […]

Global Markets: Rice – Brazil Seeks Imports from Non-Traditional Suppliers Oct 13, 2020

🕔Oct 13, 2020
Earlier this year, Brazil harvested a large crop which supplied a temporary domestic surge in purchases after COVID-19 response measures were put in place. Strong demand for Brazilian rice has […]

USDA Announces Oct. 30 Deadline to Submit Wildfire, Hurricane Disaster Assistance Applications Oct 12, 2020

🕔Oct 12, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, as the deadline to submit applications for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program – Plus (WHIP+) for 2018 and […]

AgFax Weekend: Ag Economy – How Are We Doing? | Farmer Sentiment Improves Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Ag Economy – How Are We Doing? | Farmer Sentiment Improves | and more.

WASDE Rice: Domestic Usage Unchanged, Ending Stocks Raised Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
The outlook for 2020/21 U.S. rice this month is for increased supplies, unchanged domestic use and exports, and higher ending stocks. Supplies are raised as NASS increased the all rice […]

Rice Market Update: Louisiana Braces for Hurricane Delta as Industry Digests Harvest Data Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
Aside from weather concerns along the coast, the rice industry has again slowed to a crawl as the trade digests the harvest data and begins to position itself for the […]

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