USDA Announces 2019 Marketing Assistance Loan Rates

🕔Apr 10, 2019USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2019 marketing assistance loan rates by: County for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” (canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard […]

Nebraska: Double Cropping Pulses with Short-Season Crops

🕔Sep 8, 2018A research project is underway at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead to evaluate a double crop production system. The experiment was designed by University of […]

Farm Bill Options: What About Blending ARC and PLC Programs? – Commentary

🕔Nov 10, 2017The 2014 farm bill required farms to choose between ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage). While overlap in payments can occur, ARC and PLC have different design […]

USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

🕔Oct 31, 2017USDA today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll […]

USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments – Total Exceeds $9.6 Bln

🕔Oct 3, 2017Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) […]

USDA Announces Loan Rates for Wheat, Feed Grains, Oilseeds, Rice, Pulse Crops

🕔Mar 29, 2017The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2017 marketing assistance loan rates by county for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” […]

Texas Rolling Plains: Lentils, Possible Drought-Tolerant Rotation Choice

🕔Nov 22, 2016Lentils are legumes that grow in pods on a bushy plant, and as a legume, they are high in nitrogen, which would be beneficial to wheat producers in the Rolling […]

Soybean, Corn Harvest: Can the Railroads Handle it? – DTN

🕔Aug 30, 2016With near-record corn and soybean crops predicted in the U.S. and big crops also expected in Canada, railroad companies in both countries are gearing up for what looks to be […]

USDA Loans Available for Portable Storage and Equipment

🕔Apr 29, 2016USDA will provide a new financing option to help farmers purchase portable storage and handling equipment. Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini and Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Administrator Elanor Starmer […]

North Dakota: Above Normal Temps, Rain in the North – USDA

🕔Sep 8, 2015For the week ending September 6, 2015, temperatures ranged from three to six degrees above normal in the west, and six to twelve degrees above normal in the east, according […]

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