Trade Aid: USDA Issues 2nd Round of Payments Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation […]

Nebraska: Disaster Relief Payments Available for On-Farm Stored Grain Losses Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Nebraska announced payments now are available to eligible producers who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or […]

Oil Crops Outlook: Low Yields Reduce U.S. Soybean Harvest Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019This month’s Crop Production report lowers USDA’s forecast of U.S. soybean production for 2019/20 by 82 million bushels to 3.55 billion. Mostly, the crop reduction is based on a lower […]

USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for ARC, PLC Programs Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety net programs – for the […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Reduced U.S. Soybean, Peanut, Cottonseed Production Oct 10, 2019

🕔Oct 10, 2019U.S. oilseed production for 2019/20 is projected at 107.9 million tons, down 2.3 million from last month with lower soybean, peanut, and cottonseed production partly offset by higher canola and […]

Syngenta Introduces New Seed Treatment Fungicide, Vayantis Jun 3, 2019

🕔Jun 3, 2019Syngenta has announced today the global introduction of Vayantis, a new fungicide seed treatment mode of action to address grower needs in corn, soybeans, canola, oilseed rape and cereals. Vayantis […]

2019 MFP Payments as Collateral: What You and Your Lender Need to Know May 29, 2019

🕔May 29, 2019Last week USDA announced a second round of Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to farmers would be forthcoming.  MFP is a support program in a long line of federal government […]

WASDE Oilseeds: Lower U.S. Soybean Production; Increased Usage May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019The 2019/20 outlook for U.S. soybeans is for higher supplies, crush, exports, and slightly lower ending stocks compared to 2018/19. The soybean crop is projected at 4,150 million bushels, down […]

USDA Announces 2019 Marketing Assistance Loan Rates Apr 10, 2019

🕔Apr 10, 2019USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2019 marketing assistance loan rates by: County for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” (canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard […]

Farm Bill Payment Calculator Available for North Dakota, Minnesota Counties Jan 31, 2019

🕔Jan 31, 2019A calculator developed by NDSU Extension to help producers estimate the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage payments they may receive in 2019 is available online. The payments are for the […]

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