Livestock: Cell-Based Meat Gets Dual Oversight, FDA and USDA – DTN

🕔Nov 19, 2018After months of debate among livestock groups and the emerging cell-cultured protein industry, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a joint statement Friday […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Tariff Impact; Non-U.S. Cotton Products Still Coming

🕔Nov 9, 2018B B King again sounds out, The Thrill is Gone, the November supply demand report shoveled out enough new information to send the market limit up. Yet, two days after […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Tariff Impact; China Cotton Textiles Keep on Coming

🕔Nov 9, 2018The November supply demand report shoveled out enough new information to send the market limit up. Two days later, B. B. King’s The Thrill is Gone fit the mood when the market […]

Farm Bill Wrap-Up is Priority with Lame Duck Congress – DTN

🕔Nov 8, 2018U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who likely will retake the chairmanship of the House Agriculture Committee, said Wednesday his top priority right now is to get a farm bill done in […]

USDA Crop Progress: Kansas and Arkansas Soybean Harvest Lagging Behind

🕔Nov 6, 2018U.S. farmers logged another week of double-digit gains in the corn and soybean harvest last week, USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. […]

Soybean Acres to Drop in 2019 Says USDA

🕔Nov 6, 2018On Friday, the USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) released selected tables prepared for the Department’s upcoming Agricultural Baseline Projections report.  In part, the tables demonstrated that, “USDA estimated 82.5 million acres of soybean plantings for […]

Rice: 2017 PLC Payment Rates Announced

🕔Nov 1, 2018The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced today the 2017 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment rates for long-grain and medium-grain rice.   The Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka 2014 Farm Bill) […]

Crop Market Explorations: USDA Crop Baseline Projections – ERS

🕔Oct 30, 2018On Monday, the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) released a report titled, “An Exploration of Crop Markets: A Deeper Look Into the USDA Crop Baseline Projections,” which discussed the February 2018 […]

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, […]

Trade Aid: Reminder – Sign Up for USDA Market Facilitation Program

🕔Oct 24, 2018Producers of certain commodities can now sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP).  USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will administer MFP to provide payments to corn, cotton, sorghum, soybean, […]

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