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 […]

Govt. Shutdown – FSA County Offices Open Through Friday, Dec. 28

🕔Dec 26, 2018During a government shutdown, agencies that have funds appropriated in prior years that are carried forward can continue to serve customers until that money is used up.  As a result, […]

DTN Grain Open: Markets Handling Shutdown, So Far – DTN

🕔Dec 24, 20186:00 a.m. CME Globex: March corn was down 2 3/4 cents, January soybeans were down 3 3/4 cents, and March KC wheat was up 3/4 cent.  CME Globex Recap: Equity […]

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