Trump’s Legacy on Agriculture – DTN Jan 21, 2021

🕔Jan 21, 2021
 With President Donald Trump’s time in office coming to a close, U.S. farmers will remember a president who spoke to them and for them more often than any other president […]

Injunction Granted on H2A Wage Freeze – DTN Dec 29, 2020

🕔Dec 29, 2020
A federal court has granted national farmworkers groups a preliminary injunction to stop the U.S. Labor Department from freezing wages under the H-2A agricultural guest-worker program. The U.S. District Court […]

Livestock: USDA Wants One-Stop Biotech Shop – DTN Dec 23, 2020

🕔Dec 23, 2020
Just a week after the Food and Drug Administration approved genetically altered pigs for food and medical use, USDA announced Monday the department is soliciting feedback to take over authority […]

U.S. vs. E.U. – Battle Over Ag, Food Systems – DTN Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
Kip Tom, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture (FAO), told farmers Wednesday they need to understand the growing debate between the U.S. and Europe […]

FSA Changes “Active Engagement” Payment Eligibility Rule – DTN Nov 20, 2020

🕔Nov 20, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency on Wednesday restored the previous definitions of “active personal management,” “significant contribution,” and “related phrasing” in a rule on farm program subsidy eligibility and payment limitations. […]

Biofuels: A Blend of Ethanol, Politics – DTN Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promoted biofuels and USDA’s investment in projects such as blender pumps during a series of events in Iowa and Minnesota on Thursday. The official […]

Chinese Trade Still Falls Short, Says Secretary Perdue – DTN Sep 9, 2020

🕔Sep 9, 2020
With Brazil’s tariff-free quota expiring on Tuesday leading to an increase to a 20% tariff on all ethanol imports from the United States, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told […]

Some Ag Aid Relief in Iowa – DTN Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue used the trip to Iowa to declare 18 counties in the state as disaster areas for agriculture, allowing farmers hit by the derecho on Aug. 10 […]

Disaster Bill May Be Needed for Recent Events, Says Perdue – DTN Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Congress will need to decide whether to expand USDA’s disaster program to cover more recent disasters such as Hurricane Laura and the Midwest derecho storm, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said […]

Coronavirus: 2nd Round of Ag Aid Could Come Soon – DTN Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Farmers may be receiving a second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) payments sometime after Labor Day, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said during a news conference Wednesday. […]

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