Trade Aid: USDA Launches 2nd Round of Mitigation Payments

🕔Dec 17, 2018At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today launched the second and final round of trade mitigation payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering […]

Farm Bill Heads to President’s Desk with Strong Congressional Support – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018The 2018 farm bill that had divided the House last summer over food-aid issues ended up passing easily on Wednesday as Congress sent the legislation on to President Donald Trump […]

Trade Aid: White House Delays 2nd Round of Payments – DTN

🕔Dec 12, 2018The White House is delaying a second round of trade-aid payments to farmers that was initially expected to be announced last week, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Reuters initially reported, citing […]

China Fixing to Buy US Soybeans – DTN

🕔Dec 5, 2018Chinese officials on Wednesday reiterated positive signs coming out of the talks between the U.S. and China, but Chinese leaders provided few details in official statements about those talks. Still, […]

Trade-Aid: Congressman Wants Payments on Planted Acres Not Harvested Acres – DTN

🕔Nov 29, 2018A Louisiana congressman who serves on the House Agriculture Committee wants to change the way soybean farmers are paid under USDA’s trade-aid program. Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Republican who represents […]

Still No Farm Bill, But Lots of Views – DTN

🕔Nov 21, 2018The chairs of the House and Senate Agriculture committees remain silent on the status of farm bill conference negotiations, but there have been plenty of comments in the last few […]

USDA Ag Outlook Forum, Arlington, VA, Feb. 21-22

🕔Oct 25, 2018Early bird registration is now open for the 95th annual Agricultural Outlook Forum (AOF), the largest annual meeting of the USDA. This two-day event will take place on Feb. 21-22, […]

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. […]

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