Georgia: Hurricane Relief – Livestock Mortality and Carcass Disposal

🕔Oct 16, 2018Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through […]

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 […]

Ethanol: EPA Updates RFS Website to Improve Transparency

🕔Sep 24, 2018EPA has updated the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program website to increase transparency surrounding the program. The updated website includes new data and information for both stakeholders and the public. […]

Biofuel: Facing Challenges – Midwest, California, Mississippi – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2018Just a few blocks from the commotion and crowds at the Global Climate Action Summit, biofuel advocates gathered Thursday to champion more low-carbon fuel standards that could take the country’s […]

Fruit, Nut Tariffs Estimated to Cost $3.4 Bln Annually

🕔Aug 15, 2018A new study from the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Issues Center finds that tariffs on 10 fruit and tree nut exports alone are estimated to cost the United […]

USDA Made a Blunder Cutting Media Early Access to Reports – DTN

🕔Aug 10, 2018Perhaps circling the drain even faster than the likes of black rhinos, whooping cranes and snow leopards, small-town newspapers represent a particularly sad and endangered form of business. Some remain […]

News Groups Challenge USDA Shut Down of Early Commodity Info – DTN

🕔Aug 6, 2018Bloomberg News, Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal, the National Press Club, the National Press Foundation and DTN/The Progressive Farmer have sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue challenging USDA’s […]

Ag Trade: Perdue Discusses Trade Aid; Chinese Talks Show Little Progress

🕔Aug 1, 2018Reuters writer Hugh Bronstein reported on Saturday that, “U.S. farmers could receive cash payments from a planned $12 billion aid package as soon as late September, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue […]

Ag Trade: Trump’s Aid Plan Called ‘Gold Crutches’ – DTN

🕔Jul 26, 2018Reactions vary wildly to the Trump administration’s plans to provide $12 billion in aid to American farmers through direct assistance, food purchases and trade promotion. While farm groups largely thanked […]

Ag Tariff Damage: Farmers Get $12Bln Package of Programs from USDA

🕔Jul 25, 2018U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced on Tuesday, July 25 that the USDA will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation. President Trump directed […]

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