The Text of the Farm Bill to be Considered by Congress
The 2018 farm bill, titled the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, reflects a hard-fought bipartisan, bicameral agreement
Morocco will begin importing U.S. beef
2018 is the first year that U.S. beef and poultry exporters have access to the Moroccan market
Dairy trade talks between U.S. and Japan To Start Next Month
America’s dairy farmers are urging President Trump to work on opening up the Japanese
USDA Trade-Aid Payments Still Under Negotiations
Farmers thought they’d have more details on the second round of USDA trade-aid
December 10 Crop Insurance Deadline
Extremely wet or snowy conditions have caused lengthy harvest delays
A Potentially Encouraging Sign for U.S. Ag Producers.
the two countries reached agreement in sectors like agriculture, autos, and energy
Huge Milestone for Canada and the People of Ontario
Ontario Province to move from a five percent blend to a ten percent ethanol fuel blend by 2020
Brazil’s expected bumper crop of soybeans to turn to a glut.
Brazil is nearing harvest time of the crop as it was thought to be the primary supplier of soybeans
USDA Invests in Water and Wastewater Infrastructure
Access to water is a key driver for economic opportunity and quality of life in rural communities
Net Cash Farm Income is Forecast to Decrease $8.5 Billion
the challenging financial situation highlights the need for improved access in key foreign markets,
Wartburg student wins $100,000 scholarship from Dr. Pepper
The student able to toss the most footballs into their selected Dr. Pepper Can in the allowed time wins a $100,000 scholarship
USDA is investing in 41 rural community projects
The funding helps rural small towns, cities and communities make infrastructure improvements
Where's the Beef: Argentina and the U.S. close to striking a deal
the deal would open a market for the U.S. cattle sector, although demand for U.S. beef is low in Argentina.
EPA will not reallocate waived biofuel volumes
The Renewable Fuel Standard requires oil refiners to blend biofuels each year or purchase blending credits.
G20 Summit and Trade Talk for Trump and Xi
The two leaders will meet in Argentina Saturday in hopes the two reach a ”ceasefire” in the tit-for-tat tariff war.
An agreement in principle on the farm bill
he so-called big four of the conference committee announced the agreement Thursday
Bayer AG has announced it will exit the animal health business.
Bayer Animal Health consists of nearly a dozen product lines for pets and farm animals,
We've Reached Agreement in Principle on 2018 Farm Bill
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve reached an agreement in principle on the 2018 Farm Bill.
Consumer holiday prices continue to decline
We’re in the midst of the worst farm economic downturn in generations,
Weekly Iowa Weather Summary, Nov 25, 2018
Northeastern Iowa was up to six degrees below normal while parts of extreme western Iowa were a few degrees above average