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  1. Top Ag News
    Ethanol Plants Seek to Supply Hand Sanitizer

    As hospitals and nursing homes desperately search for hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak, federal regulators are preventing ethanol producers from providing […]

    March 30, 2020
  2. Top Ag News
    Feds Fast Track Foreign Farm Workers’ Return

    Farmers and orchard owners nationwide are breathing a little easier this week as more H-2A workers will be able to cross the […]

    March 30, 2020
  3. Top Ag News
    EPA Holds Off on RFS Waivers Decision

    EPA announced its next steps on small-refinery exemptions following a recent decision by the Trump administration not to appeal a recent court […]

    March 30, 2020
  4. Top Ag News
    Farmers, Grain Companies Step Up to Help Out

    With food banks charting unknown territory in the midst of a global crisis, farmers and grain companies in the Midwest are stepping […]

    March 30, 2020
  5. Top Ag News
    Little Early Rice Planting in Arkansas, COVID-19 Effect Unknown

    Finally, some rice is in the ground. Barely. DELAYED — Due to steady, intermittent rainfall throughout the winter and spring, essentially no rice […]

    March 30, 2020
  6. Crop Insurance
    USDA Adds Flexibilities for Crop Insurance to Support America’s Farmers and Ranchers

    These flexibilities include: enabling producers to send notifications and reports electronically, extending the date for production reports and providing additional time and deferring interest on premium and other payments.

    March 27, 2020
  7. Top Ag News
    FSA Makes Changes to Farm Loan, Disaster, Conservation and Safety Net Programs to Make it Easier for Customers to Conduct Business

    USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices are open by phone appointment only until further notice, and FSA staff are available to […]

    March 27, 2020
  8. Top Ag News
    COVID-19 Aid Package Offers Assistance to Rural America

    The Senate advanced by a vote of 96-0 its Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in a vote late […]

    March 27, 2020
  9. Top Ag News
    The Coronavirus and Ethanol Demand Destruction

    Extraordinary restrictions have been put in place in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and many […]

    March 27, 2020
  10. Top Ag News
    Planting Blind-Why Some Farmers Don’t Know What’s on Their Seeds

    With seed treatment use on the rise, farmers and regulators are becoming hard-pressed to keep track of the rising number of pesticide […]

    March 27, 2020