Corn, Soybeans: Vilsack Seeks to Double Cover Crop Acres – DTN Jan 11, 2022

🕔Jan 11, 2022
USDA will partner with commodity groups to double the amount of corn and soybean acres that also use cover crops during the next eight years. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack […]

Livestock: Cattle, Packers, and Mandated Cash Trade – DTN Jan 11, 2022

🕔Jan 11, 2022
With farmers and ranchers who are members of the American Farm Bureau Federation expected to hand down policy this week on cattle marketing legislation, speakers at the annual meeting have […]

Non-Irrigated Corn: New Supplemental Insurance Offered for Split Nitrogen Applications – DTN Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
Farmers who apply nitrogen with split applications for non-irrigated corn across parts of the Corn Belt will be eligible to buy a supplemental coverage for their crop insurance under a […]

Ag Trade: Oakland Port Offers Export Solutions – DTN Jan 5, 2022

🕔Jan 5, 2022
Agricultural exporters moving goods out of the Port of Oakland, California, could get more ability to move their products onto an outgoing ship. The Port of Oakland has announced plans […]

Meat Packers Under Scrutiny – DTN Jan 5, 2022

🕔Jan 5, 2022
President Joe Biden will start 2022 highlighting what the White House sees as unfair market practices by the largest meatpackers and detailing plans to diversify the meatpacking industry while increasing […]

Animal Welfare Laws Come Home to Roost – DTN Dec 24, 2021

🕔Dec 24, 2021
With an approaching January deadline for a voter-approved animal welfare law, Massachusetts’ governor signed into law modifications meant to avoid possible price spikes for eggs and pork, while litigation continues […]

Livestock: National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Spotlights Market, Policy Debates – DTN Dec 22, 2021

🕔Dec 22, 2021
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is watching out for when USDA will move ahead with its funding plans for new packing-plant capacity. Highlighting some policy successes for NCBA in 2021, […]

House Ag Chair Already Looking to 2022 – DTN Dec 21, 2021

🕔Dec 21, 2021
The House Agriculture Committee will start 2022 looking at the impact of electric vehicles on agriculture and rural America, Chairman David Scott told DTN in an interview last week. Scott, […]

Manchin Puts Build Back Better on Back Burner – DTN Dec 21, 2021

🕔Dec 21, 2021
The Biden administration’s plan to use farmers as a strategy against climate change is now in peril with Sen. Joe Manchin’s statements Sunday that he can’t support the Build Back […]

Ag Trade: Vilsack, Buttigieg Demand Shipper Action – DTN Dec 17, 2021

🕔Dec 17, 2021
A pair of Cabinet secretaries have written to the world’s largest ocean carriers to demand they treat U.S. agricultural exports fairly at West Coast ports and “restore reciprocal treatment of […]

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