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    Senate Approves Additional Livestock Marketing Reform Legislation

    The Senate Agriculture Committee approved legislation on Wednesday that would require meatpackers to buy a portion of their slaughter cattle on the […]

    June 24, 2022
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    USDA Announces $200 Million in Food Safety Certification Reimbursement for Specialty Crop Producers

    U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack announced plans to provide up to $200 million in assistance for specialty crop producers for food safety […]

    June 21, 2022
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    Bill Passes to Add USDA Investigator to Meatpacking Fairness Legislation

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday to create a special investigator role with USDA to enforce fair-play rules in the […]

    June 20, 2022
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    High Pressure Ridge Brings High Heat, Hail, Flooding to U.S. Agriculture

    A high-pressure ridge moving throughout the South and Midwest has brought record-breaking heat to much of the country. Accompanied by unprecedented flooding […]

    June 20, 2022
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    Double-Crop Insurance Coverage Available and Growing in Popularity

    According to a recent poll conducted by the University of Purdue, about 30% of farmers who have grown wheat and soybeans together […]

    June 9, 2022
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    Corn Planting Nears Completion, Surpasses Average Pace

    After a tumultuous spring, the 2022 corn crop is almost entirely in the ground. As of June 5, USDA reports that 94% […]

    June 8, 2022
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    Congressional Budget Office Ten-Year Farm Bill Budget Projections Released

    Ten-year estimates for the mandatory farm bill programs including Commodities (Title I), Conservation (Title II), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Title IV) and […]

    June 3, 2022
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    Vilsack Announces $2 Billion to Revitalize, Transform U.S. Food System and Supply Chain

    USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack kicked off June by announcing a more than $2 billion package to transform the U.S. food system. The […]

    June 2, 2022
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    Stay Connected to Your Crop Insurance Agent during Replant, Prevented Planting and Late Planting Scenarios

    Growers in the Northern Plains are encouraged to stay connected with their insurance agents as final planting dates grow near or pass. […]

    June 2, 2022
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    Corn and Soybean Planting Now In Line with Five Year Averages

    Corn and soybean planting progress, according to USDA, is now in line with the five-year averages. This comes after a historically slow […]

    June 1, 2022