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    USDA Makes Additional Commodities Eligible for Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

    Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced an initial list of additional commodities that have been added to the Coronavirus Food […]

    July 10, 2020
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    House Appropriators Advance Ag Funding Bill

    After very a short debate, the House Appropriations Committee advanced its agricultural spending bill for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Food […]

    July 10, 2020
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    Amid Legal Limbo, Dicamba Injury on the Rise Once Again

    As July gets underway, state regulators, weed scientists, agronomists and farmers are reporting off-target dicamba injury to crops and plants for the […]

    July 10, 2020
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    Farmers Welcome Unexpected Wheat Rally

    After a mostly quiet week of grain trade wheat futures enjoyed a surprise rally higher on Wednesday this week. Funds exited short […]

    July 10, 2020
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    Amid Weaker Economic Conditions, Reports Suggest Farmland Values Holding Steady

    Last week, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas released its Agricultural Survey. In part, the quarterly report stated that, “Bankers responding to the […]

    July 9, 2020
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    Crop Insurance Protects Essential Food and Fiber Supply

    Steve Ward talks to as many lawmakers as he can about farming. Specifically, growing cranberries. Ward grew up helping his dad on […]

    July 9, 2020
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    Texas Conditions Drying Due to Higher Temperatures, Less Rain

    Above average temperatures are exacerbating drier-than-normal conditions around the state, said the state’s climatologist. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reports and experts say […]

    July 9, 2020
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    Prevented Plant Impacts on 2019 Illinois Grain Farms Incomes

    In 2019, many farmers in Illinois had prevented plant (PP) acres, acres that couldn’t be planted due to excessive moisture throughout the […]

    July 9, 2020
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    The Problem with Stored Grain-Now and this Fall

    To sell or not to sell — in grain marketing that is always the question. Farmers who are still waiting to sell, with old-crop […]

    July 9, 2020
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    Farmers Eye Crop Development as Summer Turns Hot and Dry

    With crop fields simmering in the early July heat, some farmers are missing those soggy days of spring. “Too much rain early […]

    July 8, 2020