USDA Reports Summary – DTN Jan 15, 2021

🕔Jan 15, 2021
USDA on Tuesday released its January Crop Production, World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), Quarterly Stocks and Winter Wheat Seedings reports. USDA lowered soybean ending stocks to 140 million […]

USDA Assistance Available for Producers Impacted by 2018-19 Natural Disasters Jan 5, 2021

🕔Jan 5, 2021
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced that signup for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program will begin Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Funded by the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act of […]

CRP General Signup Begins Jan. 4, Ends Feb. 12 Jan 4, 2021

🕔Jan 4, 2021
Agricultural producers and private landowners interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can sign up for the popular program beginning today, Jan. 4, 2021, until Feb. 12, 2021. The competitive program, administered […]

Texas ‘Wild Pig Wars’ Leader Assumes Role in National Task Force Dec 28, 2020

🕔Dec 28, 2020
When it comes to “wild pig wars,” John Tomeček, Ph.D, has been leading the charge in Texas. Now he’s been tapped to take his leadership skills to the national level […]

Livestock: USDA Wants One-Stop Biotech Shop – DTN Dec 23, 2020

🕔Dec 23, 2020
Just a week after the Food and Drug Administration approved genetically altered pigs for food and medical use, USDA announced Monday the department is soliciting feedback to take over authority […]

USDA: FSA Quickly Implemented Crucial Programs Amid Challenging Year Dec 17, 2020

🕔Dec 17, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) helped farmers, livestock producers and foresters weather a tough 2020, marked with a pandemic and natural disasters. During the COVID-19 pandemic, FSA continued to deliver […]

Alabama: The Cotton Situation Dec 16, 2020

🕔Dec 16, 2020
The December USDA estimate for Alabama cotton production is 852 lb/A from 445,000 acres for a total production of 790,000 bales. We’ve seen a sizeable decline since August, which started […]

Vilsack Tapped for Ag Secretary – DTN Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
Despite criticism from Black leaders and progressives, President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday that his administration will nominate Tom Vilsack to return to USDA as Agriculture secretary. Biden’s transition team announced […]

Livestock: Undue Packer Rule Redo – DTN Dec 11, 2020

🕔Dec 11, 2020
While livestock producers might be seeing tight margins and packer profits remain strong, USDA on Thursday issued a final rule in a long-standing political fight over how to define unfair […]

Farm Income Higher in 2020, Says USDA – DTN Dec 3, 2020

🕔Dec 3, 2020
Net cash farm income for 2020 is expected to increase 43.1% from 2019 totals, driven heavily by higher government payments, putting net farm income at the highest level since 2013 […]

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