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    USDA Issues Second Tranche of Market Facilitation Program

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from […]

    November 16, 2019
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    USDA to Extend Flexibility on Crop Insurance Program

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced it will continue to defer accrual of interest for 2019 […]

    November 15, 2019
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    Stopping Invasive Animals

    Feral hogs are one of the biggest nuisances U.S. agriculture faces with as many as 7 million wild hogs in 37 states […]

    November 15, 2019
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    Alarming Trends in Rural America as Farmers Try to Hold On

    Farmers across the heartland are scrambling to finish this year’s fall harvest before winter descends. That is, if they were even able […]

    November 15, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 4-An Overview of Acres

    Throughout its history, conservation policy can be understood, in part, as representing attempts at achieving balance.  Policies have involved balancing the demands […]

    November 15, 2019
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    Turkey Prices Up for the Holidays

    The price for wholesale, whole turkeys is higher this year as producers grapple with the ups and downs of marketing during the […]

    November 15, 2019
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    Spring Floods Have Lasting Impact on Midwestern Transportation Market

    For anyone in and around the Corn Belt in 2019, the lasting effects of this spring’s flooding are still front and center in everyone’s […]

    November 14, 2019
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    Trump Says He Would Raise Tariffs, Talks Reportedly Stalled on Agriculture

    It was a bad day for U.S.-China trade prospects yesterday as President Donald Trump threw a bit of cold water in a […]

    November 14, 2019
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    American Poultry Farmers Regain Access to China

    United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement on China’s decision to lift […]

    November 14, 2019
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    Winter Harvest Wrap-Up

    The 2019 crop season will be forever logged in farmers’ minds as the year of crazy weather. For Ashley Andersen, Blair, Nebraska, […]

    November 14, 2019