Many dairy producers are hopeful that the Dairy Margin Coverage program through the 2018 Farm Bill will provide a better safety net. However, the government shutdown created some confusion about the program and its implementation.
After continuing last week in Beijing, U.S., China trade talks will resume again this week in Washington, D.C. as recent news items continue to highlight impacts of the ongoing trade dispute on the farm economy.
Current safety net or crop insurance measures are not adequate for the severe losses to southeast agriculture due to the massive natural disasters in 2018.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is allocating $66 million to support 407 projects that will strengthen the nation’s infrastructure for pest detection and surveillance, identification, threat mitigation, and safeguard the nursery production system.
One specific herbicide haunted the halls of the Weed Science Society of America’s annual meeting in a New Orleans hotel this week.
The battle to save the citrus industry is pitting crop producers and a team of agriculture researchers against a formidable brown bug, the Asian citrus psyllid, which spreads the disease.
The new rule moves forward while the 2015 rule under the Obama administration remains in legal limbo and essentially in effect in 22 states.
On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the complete set of tables prepared for the upcoming USDA Agricultural Projections to 2028 report.
Farm income continued to decline in the Midwest and Mid-South during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
As the EPA races the clock to complete a rule allowing year-round E15 sales ahead of the summer driving season, if the rule isn’t done by June 1, the agency may have to resort to a plan B.