Ag Groups Call for More CFAP Aid – DTN Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Farm groups and various officials continue to press USDA to broaden the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) as they highlight agricultural products left out of the program. USDA announced on […]

Ag Sales to China Tick Upward – DTN May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
China is increasing its purchases of key U.S. agricultural commodities even as political rhetoric between the two countries ramps up, but China isn’t projected right now to come close to […]

USDA: Farmers, Ranchers to Receive Direct Support for Losses Related to COVID-19 May 19, 2020

🕔May 19, 2020
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), which will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to […]

Livestock: Pork Farmers Still Face Logjam – DTN May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Minnesota hog farmer Chad Lubben, 27, is offering hogs for sale on Facebook and Craigslist, and he is getting takers from all over the country. Lubben told DTN he thinks […]

Coronavirus: Lawmakers Decry Ag Aid Cap – DTN Apr 27, 2020

🕔Apr 27, 2020
Bipartisan coalitions of senators and House members wrote to President Donald Trump on Thursday that the Agriculture Department’s payment limits on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) will limit its […]

Coronavirus: Keeping Farms Running During a Pandemic – DTN Apr 23, 2020

🕔Apr 23, 2020
Over 1,600 global customers attended the Global Digital Conference and Situation Report on April 14-15, hosted by U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC). The conference included topics related to global supply […]

Coronavirus: USDA Aid Not Enough, Say Farm Groups – DTN Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
A range of farm and ranch groups over the weekend said the $19 billion Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced late Friday was an important […]

USDA Extends Loan Maturity for Marketing Assistance Loans Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Agricultural producers now have more time to repay Marketing Assistance Loans (MAL) as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) […]

Farm Labor: H-2A Visa Waiver Expanded – DTN Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
Farmers who rely on H-2A workers received a little more relief from the State Department late Thursday with an announcement that U.S. consulates will expand the group of H-2 applicants […]

Pandemic: Enough Meat On The Table? Industry And Feds Hope So – DTN Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
While most of corporate America is practicing social distancing and working from home, the cattle industry and other food industries are focusing on keeping thousands of people at meatpacking plants […]

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