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 […]

Farm Bill Payment Calculator Available for North Dakota, Minnesota Counties

🕔Jan 31, 2019A calculator developed by NDSU Extension to help producers estimate the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage payments they may receive in 2019 is available online. The payments are for the […]

USDA Issues $4.8 Bln in Farm Safety Net, Conservation Payments

🕔Oct 12, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the United State Department of Agriculture continues to invest in rural America with more than $4.8 billion in payments being made, starting this […]

Ag Policy: Price Loss Coverage Favors “Other Oilseeds”

🕔Jun 4, 2018In the context of U.S. commodity policy, “other oilseeds” include canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard seed, rapeseed, safflower, sesame seed, and sunflower seed, as well as “any oilseed designated by the […]

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” […]

U.S. Oilseeds: Production and Policy Comparison

🕔Feb 16, 2017A variety of oilseeds are grown in the U.S. and some are included as program crops in the 2014 farm bill. The most prominent oilseed is, of course, soybeans but […]

Cottonseed As “Other” Oilseed? Plenty Of Complications.

🕔Jan 28, 2016This article describes and assesses the proposal to add cottonseed to the list of “other oilseeds.” The proposal is important due to its potential cost and because it raises other […]

California: Rice Running Behind Pace – USDA

🕔Aug 24, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 23, 2015. WEATHER It was another hot and dry week across the State. No locations in the State recorded any measurable […]

California: Butte Shaking Begins as Temperatures Cool – USDA

🕔Aug 17, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 16, 2015. WEATHER Temperatures were seasonal for this time of year and fairly consistent day to day.  Mountain regional temperatures were […]

California: Silage, Almond Harvests Continue – USDA

🕔Aug 10, 2015Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 9, 2015. WEATHER Temperatures were seasonal for this time of year and fairly consistent day to day. By the weekend, the […]

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