Tariff War: Nebraska Farmers Eye $Billion-Plus Setback Before MFP Funds

🕔Sep 4, 2019Nebraska farmers will lose roughly $1 billion in revenues this year for crops and livestock because of retaliatory tariffs, the Nebraska Farm Bureau cited Tuesday. The report uses USDA estimated […]

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 […]

Taxes: Qualified Business Income, Section 199A – Confused? – DTN

🕔Aug 5, 2019Back in January, the IRS released final regulations on Section 199A. Due to several flaws, the agency continued to work on the verbiage and mechanics. On April 19, the IRS […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weather-Based Price Premiums Will Be Limited Help – Commentary

🕔Jul 18, 2019We want to examine some of the financial issues facing farmers in a year with widespread flooding, fields that won’t dry out, and prevented planting, all taking place in the […]

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 […]

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