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  1. Crop Insurance
    COVID-19 Relief Continues

    RMA continues to recognize the potential impact and challenges insureds face due to COVID-19. As a result, previously issued Manager’s Bulletins providing […]

    February 14, 2022
  2. Top Ag News
    New USDA Spot Market Program to Dispurse $50 Million to Pandemic-Impacted Hog Farmers

    Hog farmers who were forced to sell at pandemic-depressed prices on the spot market last summer may soon be eligible for pandemic […]

    December 15, 2021
  3. ProAg News
    COVID-19 Relief

    As COVID-19 continues to pose challenges, RMA remains committed to providing program flexibility that supports the health and safety of all parties […]

    October 18, 2021
  4. Top Ag News
    October Deadlines Approaching for Three Critical USDA Pandemic Assistance Programs

    After the COVID-19 pandemic shocked the food supply chain and disrupted commodity markets, USDA created the Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. Mid-October […]

    October 7, 2021
  5. Top Ag News
    Vietnam to Reduce its Tariff Rate on Imported Pork, A Positive Step for U.S. Access

    Better access to Vietnamese pork markets is on the horizon for U.S. pork producers. The tariff rate, currently at 15% for imported […]

    October 1, 2021
  6. Top Ag News
    USDA Announces $700M in Eligible Payments for Food and Farm Workers

    With 483 frontline worker deaths and nearly 94,000 infected or exposed to COVID-19, USDA’s recently unveiled Food and Farm Relief grant program […]

    September 9, 2021
  7. Top Ag News
    Single COVID-19 Case Partially Closes World’s Third Busiest Port

    More COVID-19 shipping issues continue to hit China’s Ningbo-Zhoushan container port, which is the third-busiest in the world. The Meishan terminal has […]

    August 18, 2021
  8. Top Ag News
    June 15th Deadline for COVID-19 Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP)

    Per Managers Bulletin MGR-21-003, the COVID-19 pandemic made it financially difficult for many producers to maintain cover crop systems. As a result, […]

    June 7, 2021
  9. Top Ag News
    The Effect of COVID-19 On Farmland Sales

    Of the many socioeconomic changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, one that has more or less flown under the radar is its […]

    June 1, 2021
  10. Top Ag News
    Plastic Ag Products the latest post-COVID-19 Supply Chain Logjam

    Farmers could be soon seeing shortages of inputs made of plastic — things like baler twine, net wrap and silage bags — […]

    May 12, 2021