Drought conditions and high temperatures hurt production as low prices, all-time record yields in the midwestern U.S. and trade uncertainties created a tough market for corn and sorghum growers across the state....
Please be advised that today, Friday, October 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. to Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. or sooner, all of RMA’s websites, applications and other digital services will not be available due to a planned data center relocation.
Due to this, RMA has suspended Livestock sales nationwide beginning Friday, October 19 through Monday, October 22. This includes Dairy Revenue Protection, Livestock Risk Protection and Livestock Gross Margin.
Sales will resume on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 after prices are released. Please contact your trusted ProAg agent for more information on how a Livestock policy can support the risk management needs of your complex farming operation.
One of the topics we all talk about, but rarely agree on - the weather. What do you think about this winter? Cold? Snow? Warm? Dry? Tell us your thoughts below...
Wow! Who knew that leftover milk products could be so...useful?! Well, at least fun! "Right now the alcohol industry, other than us, purchase nothing from the dairy industry," McDonald said. "We hope more people will start making use of this lactose, which is currently being wasted. So we will see it as a positive thing if other people also started working with milk-based spirits."
One more reason to protect the American diary producers with Dairy Revenue Protection insurance!
Check out the Eastern Region's Fall 2018 'In the Field' newsletter featuring stories on Dairy Revenue Protection and two of the Eastern Region's marketing/sales specialists - Julie (Hooty) and Jeff. Learn more of the details about the new Dairy Revenue Protection risk management product for dairy producers and then give Jeff or Hooty a buzz.
It's #NationalFarmersDay Let's take not just today, but everyday to be thankful for the early mornings and late nights that are needed to grow our food, fiber and fuel. We salute you!
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $12 billion package to offset farmers losses from the imposition of tariffs American exports could end up shrinking after an agreement to update NAFTA was struck, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday.
“We will be recalculating along as we go,” Perdue said in a phone interview with Reuters, regarding the second tranche of the planned compensation, estimated at about $6 billion, which was first announced in July after U.S. and China imposed trade tariffs on each others imports.