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  1. Top Ag News
    An Analysis of Details for the Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program

    Details have emerged on the Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program (PARP). USDA says the program is only for the 2020 crop year. Farmers […]

    February 20, 2023
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    Rising Diesel Costs Contribute to Tighter Operating Margins in 2023

    Inflated production costs aren’t just impacting farmers’ and ranchers’ fertilizer and feed purchases. Diesel prices are hiking amidst Europe’s tightened restrictions on […]

    January 31, 2023
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    Don’t Forget: Emergency Relief Program Payments Are Non-Deferrable

    A commonly asked question is ‘Can I defer Phase 1 payments of the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) to 2023?’ As of right […]

    October 21, 2022
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    Japanese Meat Market Slow to Rebound in Post-Pandemic World

    One of the largest markets for U.S. pork and beef – Japan – has started to emerge from strict COVID-related restrictions, according […]

    August 18, 2022
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    COVID, African Swine Fever Will Continue to Impact 2022 Pork Market

    The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact the global pork industry in 2022. Even as the threat of African swine fever looms […]

    February 3, 2022
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    Relief Payments Coming to Livestock Producers, Vilsack Shares in Priorities Update

    U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack shared this week three priorities the department is working on now four weeks after the New Year. […]

    January 31, 2022
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    Supply Chain, Climate Issues Expected to Be Key Factors In the Progress of the Next Farm Bill

    Several barriers stand in the way before the passage of the next Farm Bill. From pandemic fallout and political turbulence to attention […]

    December 27, 2021
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    U.S. Grocers Say 5-Year Produce Outlook Hopeful

    A recent survey from the National Grocers Association found that two-thirds of U.S. independent grocers report are feeling “more hopeful” or “the […]

    December 8, 2021
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    Data Shows $30 Billion in USDA Pandemic-Related Funds Have Been Granted to Farmers and Ranchers

    USDA data released this past Monday revealed U.S. farmers and ranchers received almost $30.6 billion in pandemic-relief payments over the last year […]

    November 3, 2021
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    USDA Announces $100 Million in Loan Guarantees to Support Food Supply Chains

    To combat weaknesses in the food supply chain, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced $100 million in funding as part of the […]

    October 5, 2021