USDA Crop Progress: Corn Planting Rockets Ahead – DTN

🕔May 15, 2018Farmers continued to put the pedal to the metal last week, pushing planting progress ahead another 23 percentage points and nearly catching up to the five-year average pace, according to […]

USA Rice Takes Aim at Market Pretenders

🕔May 11, 2018The rice pretender war is heating up this spring as USA Rice is registering formal complaints and offering recommended fixes to purveyors of what the trade group terms “rice pretenders.” […]

Livestock: USDA Allows Study of Modified Foot and Mouth Disease Virus

🕔May 1, 2018U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has authorized the movement of a modified, non-infectious version of the foot and mouth disease (FMD) virus from the Plum Island Animal Disease Center […]

Plant Breeding: Gene Editing Skips GMO Regulatory Hurdles – DTN

🕔Apr 30, 2018A mushroom that doesn’t brown. White flour with as much fiber as whole-wheat flour. Corn that can fend off northern corn leaf blight. Soybeans that can tolerate salty soils and […]

Farm Policy News: Perdue Discusses Ag Trade, RFS at Senate Hearing

🕔Apr 25, 2018On the one-year anniversary of being confirmed by the Senate as the 31st U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue delivered testimony on Tuesday to the Senate Agriculture Committee at a hearing […]

USDA Crop Progress: Midwest, Plains Corn Planting Behind – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018Soybean planting is on an average pace nationwide, but corn planting remains well behind average in the week ended April 22, according to USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop […]

USDA Reports Preview: Wild card is U.S. Ending Soybean, Corn Stocks – DTN

🕔Apr 11, 2018As I’ve mentioned before, DTN holds a meeting to discuss what could be seen in upcoming USDA reports before those called to duty head off to the lockup in Washington, […]

Farm Loans: 2017 Was a Near-Record Year, Says USDA

🕔Apr 9, 2018USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, […]

Disaster Payments: $2.36Bln for Farmers, Ranchers Affected by Wildfires and Hurricanes

🕔Apr 6, 2018USDA will make disaster payments of up to $2.36 billion, as provided by Congress, to help America’s farmers and ranchers recover from hurricanes and wildfires. The funds are available as […]

Nebraska: Prospective Corn Acreage Drops 3%; Soybeans Drop 2%

🕔Apr 4, 2018Nebraska corn growers intend to plant 9.30 million acres this year, down 3% from 2017, according to the 2018 Nebraska Prospective Plantings report released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service […]

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