Livestock: R-CALF Beef Checkoff Case to Continue – DTN Oct 1, 2021

🕔Oct 1, 2021
A lawsuit against USDA challenging the Beef Checkoff program will be allowed to continue after a federal court on Wednesday denied the agency’s motion to dismiss. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, […]

Waters of the U.S. Rule – Lawsuit Challenges 1986 Reversion – DTN Jan 9, 2020

🕔Jan 9, 2020
Fourteen states, the city of New York and the District of Columbia have asked a federal court to vacate the latest EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers action on […]

Mystery: Genetically Engineered Wheat Discovered in U.S. Field Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
Genetically engineered (GE) wheat plants have been found growing in an unplanted agricultural field in Washington state.  Resistant to glyphosate herbicide, the discovery has been confirmed by USDA’s Animal and […]

Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional Says Cattle Group – DTN May 24, 2019

🕔May 24, 2019
A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of […]

Watershed Monitoring: USDA Has $2Mln Available for Farmers in 6 States Apr 18, 2019

🕔Apr 18, 2019
USDA is making $2 million available this year to farmers in specific watersheds across Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, and Washington. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to farmers […]

Grain Transportation: Snow-Related Shipping Delays Bedevil Railroads – DTN Mar 7, 2019

🕔Mar 7, 2019
Snowfall records fell all over the western U.S in February, from Seattle to Spokane, Washington, to Missoula, Montana, based on a report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on March 1. […]

Ag Labor – Smaller Pool, Higher Costs, Says CoBank Study Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018
As the U.S. economy continues to grow and unemployment dwindles, labor scarcity and wage inflation threaten the rural economy and put additional stress on profitability of the agriculture industry at […]

Wheat Market: Harvest Nearing Finish – Variable Yields, High Protein – DTN Aug 21, 2018

🕔Aug 21, 2018
As of Friday, Aug. 17, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) noted in their weekly harvest update that other than a few acres in Wyoming, the 2018 HRW harvest progress is now […]

EPA Wants Judgement in New York Waters of the U.S. Case – DTN Jul 5, 2018

🕔Jul 5, 2018
The EPA is expected to ask a federal judge in New York to rule in its favor on a lawsuit challenging the delay of the 2015 waters of the United […]

Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN Nov 10, 2017

🕔Nov 10, 2017
A vote to increase the Oklahoma beef checkoff by $1 has failed with 2,506 opposing the increase and 1,998 backing the measure. The debate leading up to the vote was […]

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