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  1. Top Ag News
    Public Asked to Report Unsolicited Seed Deliveries

    Several state agriculture departments have issued alerts regarding unsolicited packages containing seeds arriving in the mail from China. The Washington State Department […]

    July 28, 2020
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    Aid Bill Stalled in Talks

    Senators Say Package Commits $20 Billion in Additional Support for Agriculture Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman John Hoeven, R-N.D., and Sen. Mike Rounds, […]

    July 27, 2020
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    Third Round of Farmers to Families Food Box Purchases

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will launch a third round of Farmers to Families Food […]

    July 27, 2020
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    Perspective on U.S., China Trade, as Phase One Purchases “Strong” this Summer

    Last week, the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) released its “2019 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook,” that provided “a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural […]

    July 27, 2020
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    Senate to Match House on Size of Ag Coronavirus Aid Package

    Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman John Hoeven, R-N.D., told DTN on Wednesday he believes the Senate coronavirus aid package will contain about […]

    July 24, 2020
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    While Producing Energy on Farm Has Benefits, Farmers Face Barriers to Entry

    With climate action increasingly taking center stage among federal lawmakers and policymakers in Washington, an agriculture subcommittee hearing in the U.S. House […]

    July 24, 2020
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    The US Safety Net, Crop Profitability, and a Floor on Cost of Production

    Since 1980, the US crop safety net has been countercyclical to aggregate net return for the 9 crops that USDA (US Department […]

    July 23, 2020
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    Hog Industry Faces Financial Disaster

    Hog producers currently are holding on to about 1.1 million animals that should have been slaughtered already. The number could grow to […]

    July 22, 2020
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    Kansas City Fed-Agricultural Financing Activity Slowed in Second Quarter

    In an update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (“Agricultural Lending Consistently Slower“), Nathan Kauffman and Ty Kreitman stated that, “Agricultural financing […]

    July 22, 2020
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    Lawmaker Says Dairy Safety Net Is Best of All Commodities

    Dairy producers and other farmers across the country struggled with crashing commodity prices early on in the Coronavirus pandemic. While Collin Peterson […]

    July 22, 2020