Disaster Aid Package Passes House, Awaiting President’s Signature – DTN

🕔Jun 5, 2019Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds toured flooded areas of the southwest corner of her state on Monday, making a point that she was waiting to hear if and when Congress would […]

Trade Aid – USDA Wants to “Avoid Skewing Planting Decisions” – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019USDA on Tuesday said its new round of trade aid “is being designed to avoid skewing planting decisions” after soybean prices fell following a Bloomberg report with details on the […]

African Swine Fever – How Are We Keeping It Out of the U.S.? – DTN

🕔May 22, 2019A USDA official updated members of Congress on Tuesday about work to keep African swine fever from infecting the U.S. pork industry. Greg Ibach, undersecretary of marketing and regulatory programs […]

Iowa Farmers Count Their Losses – DTN

🕔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 […]

Grain Losses Due To Flood – Uncertainty For Farmers – DTN

🕔Mar 26, 2019Farmers who lost grain in their bins during historic floods won’t see any kind of indemnity unless Congress includes it in a disaster package. More details about federal resources for […]

Midwest Flood Damage High From Lack of Warning – DTN

🕔Mar 21, 2019Exasperated local officials told Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday about lost farms and businesses due to flooding, ongoing river breaches, the need for higher levees and their concern about […]

Cotton, Soy: USDA Drops Field Surveys for August Production Reports – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2019USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service is making some changes in how it projects corn, soybean and cotton production and yields in the August Crop Production reports. On Tuesday, NASS announced […]

Wheat, Rice: WTO Win for Farmers but No Guarantees – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. wheat and rice farmers got a big win over China announced Thursday by the World Trade Organization’s dispute settlement panel. But the victory could be short-lived because the Trump […]

China Ag Trade: Farmers and Biotech are Top Issues – DTN

🕔Mar 1, 2019U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told members of the House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday that trade talks with China had reached a point of agreeing on enforcement mechanisms […]

USDA Projections: Corn and Cotton Up; Soy Declines 8% – DTN

🕔Feb 26, 2019USDA sees higher corn acres, production, exports and prices for the 2019-20 crop as well as lower ending stocks at the end of the year. It’s a different story for […]

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