Crop Insurance: USDA Extends Flexibility on Premiums Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced it will continue to defer accrual of interest for 2019 crop year insurance premiums to help the wide swath of farmers and […]

FSA Expands Payment Options Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) is expanding its payment options to now accept debit cards and Automated Clearing House (ACH) debit. These paperless payment options enable FSA customers to […]

Prevented Planting Filed on Over 19 Mln Acres in 2019 – USDA Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019Agricultural producers reported they were not able to plant crops on more than 19.4 million acres in 2019, according to a new report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This […]

Trade Aid: USDA Under Secretary Discusses New MFP Payments Jul 30, 2019

🕔Jul 30, 2019Bill Northey, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, was a guest on Monday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams, where the conversation focused on the […]

USDA Farm Loans – Online Tool Aids Decisions Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm […]

Prevent Plant Acres, Trade Aid – A Discussion with USDA Under Secretary Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019Bill Northey, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, was a guest on Friday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  Today’s update highlights the parts of […]

Iowa Farmers Count Their Losses – DTN Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019A small group of farmers on Tuesday looked out at what is normally their farm ground and the now-destroyed bins that normally protect their income. What they see instead is […]

USDA To Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Sessions Feb 12, 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public […]

Pecans: USDA Announces Additional Assistance for Victims of 2017 Storms Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018USDA today announced that additional assistance has been made available for pecan growers to replant and replace trees through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP) as they recover from the impacts […]

RFS Changes: ‘No Deal’ in Washington Mar 1, 2018

🕔Mar 1, 2018No deal was struck between senators and the Trump administration Tuesday at a White House meeting centered on proposed changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, but two Iowa Republican senators […]

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