USDA Announces Flexibilities for Filing ‘Notice of Loss’ for Failed, Prevented Planted Acres Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
The USDA is providing additional flexibilities for producers to file on acres with failed crops or crops that were prevented from planting because of extreme weather events. USDA’s Farm Service […]

California: 22 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 22 California counties, as primary natural disaster areas, under two separate disaster designations. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought, may be eligible for […]

Rice – Coastal Producers Gearing Up For Harvest – AgFax Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Just when Midsouth rice really needs sunshine, overcast skies have been lingering over a wide part of the region. Rainy conditions account for part of the cloud cover, but dust from Africa’s Saharan Desert adds to the effect.

USDA Lending Rates Unchanged from June Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced interest rates for July 2020, which are effective July 1-July 31, 2020. The Commodity Credit Corporation borrowing rate-based charge for […]

Rice Disease Alert: Leaf Blast Has Started; Sheath Blight Is Bouncing Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Blast: We received our first report of leaf blast on June 30 in 2020 from Randolph County on a medium grain rice, Titan. Although minimal, blast has been detected this season on […]

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Enters Into Force, NAFTA Nixed Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
The modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) replacement, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) officially enters into force today. The NAFTA re-negotiation, ratification, and implementation process took just over three years […]

NOAA Drought Outlook Monthly – July Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Drought coverage increased across the Great Plains during June. Additional development is likely across the Central to Southern Great Plains during early July, due to little or no rainfall and […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Acreage Fall; Soybeans, Rice Make Gains Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
A global health crisis and its attendant economic impacts, unusually wet weather and an ongoing trade dispute with China had a discouraging effect on Arkansas growers’ acreage decisions for some […]

Pesticide Safety Training – EPA Releases Pandemic Guidelines Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is making just about every aspect of life that much more difficult and fulfilling Pesticide Safety Training requirements under these conditions is not different. The EPA has […]

Would Set-Aside Programs Boost Commodity Prices? (First In A Series) Jun 29, 2020

🕔Jun 29, 2020
Low prices, trade conflict and a global pandemic are producing a potential perfect storm of problems for the farm economy that a flood of federal payments is unlikely to address.  […]

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