Disaster Aid Added to USDA Funding Bill – DTN Aug 4, 2021

🕔Aug 4, 2021
The Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Monday approved a $25.85 billion fiscal year 2022 bill for the Agriculture Department and related agencies, including $7 billion in disaster aid. The subcommittee […]

House Ag Committee Advances Disaster Aid – DTN Jul 29, 2021

🕔Jul 29, 2021
The House Agriculture Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill to provide as much as $8.5 billion in supplemental disaster aid for farmers and ranchers who faced disaster both in 2020 […]

Ag Committee Examines Disaster Aid – DTN Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
American agriculture needs a permanent disaster program that can provide aid quicker than ad-hoc aid that has helped buoy farmers in recent years. That was a repeated theme at a […]

More Ag Pandemic Relief Details – DTN Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
Biofuel producers will split $700 million in aid funds for pandemic production losses, and livestock producers who have been left out of earlier aid also will see some assistance, as […]

Livestock: How Has COVID Changed the Industry? – DTN Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
Lee Reichmuth, who runs a cattle feedyard near Lindsay, Nebraska, recalls a year ago seeing “records broken” in cattle markets, such as boxed beef price moving from a little more […]

Congress Extends Paycheck Protection Program Loan Applications – DTN Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
The Small Business Administration will likely soon announce an extension for applications to the Paycheck Protection Program after both chambers of Congress voted for the SBA to push the deadline […]

USDA Rolls Out New COVID Aid – DTN Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
USDA announced the release of billions of dollars in aid to both crop and livestock producers through the suite of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) aid as well as assurances […]

USDA Announces ‘Pandemic Assistance for Producers’ for More Equitable Distribution Mar 24, 2021

🕔Mar 24, 2021
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is establishing new programs and efforts to bring financial assistance to farmers, ranchers and producers who felt the impact of COVID-19 market […]

Biden Administration Working Through Farm Aid Needs – DTN Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Farmers waiting to hear about aid programs from USDA likely will have to wait until April for the Biden administration to complete reviews and release funds. The Biden administration is […]

Self-Employed Farmers Can Still Benefit from PPP Mar 11, 2021

🕔Mar 11, 2021
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created in the CARES Act in 2020 to provide forgivable loans to small businesses, including farms. Much has been made of the provisions that […]

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