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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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    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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    Some U.S. Farm Fields May Never Be Harvested Again

    Nebraska farmers were racing to harvest their crops this week, as more winter-like weather could be in store next week. USDA says as of […]

    November 5, 2019
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    Scientists Say 25% of All Pigs Could Die of Swine Fever

    Around a quarter of the world’s pigs are expected to die from African swine fever as authorities grapple with a complex disease […]

    November 1, 2019
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    2020 Flood Risks on Big Muddy

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is warning residents throughout the Missouri River watershed that the risks for spring flooding in 2020 […]

    October 28, 2019
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    Recovering Waterlogged and Flooded Farmland for 2020

    In the spring of 2019, the rain never seemed to stop. While officials in the Delta are still collecting rain and flood […]

    October 25, 2019
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    Ag Secretary Talks Trade and Disaster Payments

    When it comes to trade, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue knows the big driver: “We’re so productive that we grow more than […]

    October 17, 2019
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    Crop Insurance Payments Likely in Many Areas

    It is likely that a significant number of corn and soybean producers in many areas of southern and western Minnesota, as well […]

    October 15, 2019
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    Hay Drop, Crop Updates on Southeast Texas Floods

    Farmers and ranchers across several Southeast Texas counties are assessing damages caused by multiple days of heavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Imelda, […]

    September 30, 2019