Federal Reserve: Observations on the Ag Economy- August 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018On Thursday, the Senate Ag Committee held a hearing titled, “Perspectives on U.S. Agricultural Trade,” where lawmakers engaged in a discussion with Gregg Doud, the Chief Agricultural Negotiator with the Office of the […]

Trade Aid for Farmers: Soy $1.65Bu – Corn $0.01Bu – Cotton $0.06Lb. – DTN

🕔Aug 29, 2018Commodity farmers can expect to collect a combined $4.7 billion in trade aid payments from USDA with soybean farmers receiving the bulk of those funds as USDA works to spread […]

Trade Aid for Farmers: Dollars and “Sense” – USDA Market Facilitation Program

🕔Aug 29, 2018USDA released details on aid it will provide to farmers in response to trade disputes, resulting in tariffs instituted by the U.S. and retaliatory tariffs from trading partners, especially China. […]

Missouri Corn Growers – “Trade Aid Adds Insult to Injury”

🕔Aug 29, 2018Missouri Corn Growers Association President Kyle Kirby, a farmer from Barton County, released the following statement regarding today’s trade mitigation plan details. In the announcement, the USDA sets the payment […]

Kansas Corn Growers Disappointed with Penny from USDA Trade Aid

🕔Aug 29, 2018USDA’s trade aid package is a disappointment to corn farmers, according to Kansas Corn Growers Association President Ken McCauley, White Cloud. McCauley commented on the one-cent-per-bushel allocation for corn in […]

Farm Policy: USDA Outlines Trade Assistance; Trump Touts Mexico Trade Deal

🕔Aug 28, 2018On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture provided additional details on its trade assistance package for farmers.  Meanwhile, President Trump indicated that the U.S. and Mexico had reached an agreement […]

Ag Trade: U.S., China Talks Flounder; USDA to Release Aid Program Details

🕔Aug 27, 2018Recent news reports suggest that trade talks between the U.S. and China last week yielded little progress towards resolution.  Some experts indicated that the ongoing trade conflict between the two […]

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