Farmers Vent – Ag Sec. Perdue Listens – DTN

🕔Aug 8, 2019Bob Worth didn’t wait for a listening session at Farmfest on Wednesday to start before getting a few words with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue about the prevented planting situation in […]

Pecan Growers Eligible for Market Facilitation Program

🕔Aug 2, 2019As a result of the detrimental effect of the current trade war and tariff situation with China, pecan growers are eligible for participation in the 2019 Market Facilitation Program, a […]

Trump Raises the Stakes on China with Additional Tariff – DTN

🕔Aug 2, 2019The U.S. will impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods because China has not moved to buy large amounts of agricultural goods, President Donald Trump tweeted […]

Trade Aid: USDA Under Secretary Discusses New MFP Payments

🕔Jul 30, 2019Bill Northey, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, was a guest on Monday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams, where the conversation focused on the […]

Ag Roundtable: Farmers Need to Diversify; Reduce Reliance on China

🕔Jul 29, 2019An agricultural roundtable on Monday presented two key takeaways for farmers: find ways to reduce their reliance on China as a market, and don’t count on Market Facilitation Program payments […]

Trade Aid: MFP, Part II – Highest Rates are in Southern States – DTN

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🕔Jul 29, 2019The latest round of Market Facilitation Program payments will inject some needed cash into the rural economy starting next month, but farmers continue to watch and wait for better trade […]

Farm Trade Aid, Part 2: Perdue Says $14 Per Acre Possible – DTN

🕔Jul 25, 2019USDA will provide more information on the distribution of trade aid to farmers to compensate them for the loss of China markets by the end of the week, Agriculture Secretary […]

Prevent Plant Acres, Trade Aid – A Discussion with USDA Under Secretary

🕔Jul 10, 2019Bill Northey, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation, was a guest on Friday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  Today’s update highlights the parts of […]

More Trade Tariffs: Raising the Stakes – DTN

🕔Jul 9, 2019A year since the U.S. and China began a tit-for-tat of tariffs, talks and tweets, American farmers are seeing more diversified export routes while waiting for their largest customer to […]

Northern Illinois Crop, Prevented-Planting Budgets for July

🕔Jul 3, 2019Overall, projections suggest low returns for corn, soybeans, and prevent-plant acres in Northern Illinois, an area that has been hard hit with wet weather, delayed planting, and prevent planting. Corn […]

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