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  1. Top Ag News
    Ongoing Disaster Program Assistance Signup

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has started making payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program – Plus (WHIP+) to agricultural […]

    May 4, 2020
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    U.S. Senators, House Members Oppose Farm Payment Limits

    Bipartisan coalitions of senators and House members wrote to President Donald Trump on Thursday that the Agriculture Department’s payment limits on the […]

    April 27, 2020
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    Farmer Sentiment Plummets as Coronavirus Concerns Rise

    The Ag Economy Barometer plummeted in March, dipping 47 points (28%) from a month earlier to a reading of 121. The point drop was […]

    April 8, 2020
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    Farm Groups Question SBA Loan Restrictions

    Farm groups and House lawmakers have charged this week that the Small Business Administration is not following congressional intent when it has […]

    April 3, 2020
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    CoBank Issues Report on Impact of COVID-19 and Ag, General Economy

    COVID-19 has brought the U.S. economy to a screeching halt, ushering in a recession in the process. For most businesses, the sudden […]

    April 3, 2020
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    Reviewing USDA Funding in the CARES Act

    On Friday, March 27, 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law, the 3rd FY2020 Coronavirus Supplemental Appropriations Act (P.L. 116-136).  […]

    April 3, 2020
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    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
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    Farmers Along the Missouri River Optimistic About This Year’s Conditions

    Quentin Connealy is enjoying the uneventful weather of late winter. The Tekamah, Nebraska, farmer saw the nearby Missouri River flood his fields […]

    March 18, 2020
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    USDA Stresses Importance of Food Production as Cattlemen’s Group Calls for Direct Aid

    While most of corporate America is practicing social distancing and working from home, the cattle industry and other food industries are focusing […]

    March 17, 2020
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    Study Reports Consumers’ Food Buying Decisions During Coronavirus Scare

    Isolation and social distancing brought on by COVID-19, or coronavirus, are causing unprecedented changes in consumer behavior, according to The Center for […]

    March 17, 2020