Farmers have a lot of questions about hemp, so we asked expert Michael Bowman, founding chair of the National Hemp Association, to answer a few. Bowman will share his tips on the rapidly expanding hemp industry at the Land Investment Expo on Friday, January 25, 2019, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa....
Farmers have a lot of questions about hemp, so we asked expert Michael Bowman, founding chair of the National Hemp Association, to answer a few. Bowman will share his tips on the rapidly expanding hemp industry at the Land Investment Expo on Friday, January 25, 2019, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa.
New national survey data released today finds that consumers — by a nearly 3-to-1 margin — want the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to enforce existing regulations and prohibit non-dairy beverage companies from using the term “milk” on their product labels. FDA is soliciting public comment regarding front-of-package dairy labeling regulations through Jan. 28....
The Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018, aka “the 2018 Farm Bill,” was signed into law on Dec. 20. It continues the farm programs created in the 2014 Farm Bill, including the commodity crop programs Agriculture Risk Coverage and the Price Loss Coverage....
As the competition against weeds intensifies, growers have more choices than ever before, and it’s critical they choose the system best tailored for their field conditions. Identifying problematic weeds and selecting the right seed is the first step to starting 2019 on the right foot....
Farmers have a lot of questions about hemp, so expert Michael Bowman, founding chair of the National Hemp Association, was asked to answer a few. One of the important points made is that Section 7606 (2014 Farm Bill) as written and implemented in the last farm bill remains the law of the land while we are enacting provisions of the 2018 bill. Because of the federal government furlough, there hasn’t been any activity on this since the signing of the bill.
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On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we pause to remember the life and legacy of Dr. King. Learn more about Dr. King's life and legacy at http://thekingcenter.org/ .
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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that many Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen temporarily in the coming days to perform certain limited services for farmers and ranchers. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recalled about 2,500 FSA employees to open offices on Thursday, January 17 and Friday, January 18, in addition to Tuesday, January 22, during normal business hours.
The approved services provided along with those prohibited are contained within the article. The list of specific offices that will be open is also included.
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For a commonly asked question...While the 2018 Farm Bill makes hemp eligible for crop insurance and directs the FCIC Board to streamline the process for developing hemp policies, at this time, there is not a USDA RMA hemp crop insurance policy available. Stay tuned to ProAg.com and our social media @ ProAgIns for more information.
Read on for a great starting article about what hemp is, the difference between products and much more.
It's #NationalMilkDay ! In the comments, let us know your choice - regular or chocolate milk?
Don't forget to ask your trusted ProAg agent about the Dairy Revenue Protection Program (DRP)! Sales will resume when prices are available from the federal government. Learn more at: https://www.proag.com/mydairy/