Farm Bill in Shadow of Possible Shutdown #2 – DTN

🕔Feb 6, 2019USDA is moving forward with implementing the 2018 farm bill even as another government shutdown remains a possibility come Feb. 15, the No. 2 official at USDA said during a […]

USDA on the Job: Market Responds, WASDE Reports Expected Feb. 8

🕔Jan 28, 2019Corn and soybean prices rallied Friday as news broke that the partial federal government shutdown would end with a three-week short-term funding agreement.  The reopening of the federal government might […]

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Additional Services During Shutdown

🕔Jan 22, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that all Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will soon reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in […]

Update: A Report Day Without USDA – DTN

🕔Jan 15, 2019As the partial government shutdown enters its 21st day, most employees responsible for compiling the January swath of market reports remain furloughed.  USDA cancelled the reports last week, saying even […]

Shutdown Impacting USDA Data, Programs – Market Signals Missing

🕔Jan 14, 2019The partial Federal government shutdown continues.  Today’s update points to news items that catalogue some of the impacts of the ongoing budget impasse on USDA data and agricultural markets, as […]

No USDA Reports – It’s Not the End of the World – DTN

🕔Jan 14, 2019In case you’ve been away from the news lately, there will be no USDA reports of Dec. 1 Grain Stocks, World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), Winter Wheat and […]

Shutdown Moves in Congress – DTN

🕔Jan 11, 2019Ten Republicans joined House Democrats on Thursday to pass a fiscal year 2019 Agriculture appropriations bill. The legislation is not supported by Senate and House Republican leaders or by President […]

Government Shutdown Grinds On – DTN

🕔Jan 11, 2019As the president and congressional Democrats keep fighting over border wall funding, farmers are feeling the impacts of the partial federal government shutdown in different ways. Terry Detrick points to […]

Grains: Brazil’s Projections And U.S. Closing Estimates Slip – Indigo GeoInnovation

🕔Jan 11, 2019Indigo Ag, Inc., has released its recent directional changes to soybean and corn yield and production forecasts for the 2018/2019 season across the Americas. In a press release, today, the […]

USDA: Tariff Compensation Deadline Extended; Jan.11 Crop Reports Delayed – DTN

🕔Jan 9, 2019Farmers who had waited to enroll in the Market Facilitation Program will get a deadline extension once USDA Farm Service Agency offices are allowed to reopen. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue […]

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