Farmers should be Leading the Discussion on Sustainability
Allies of Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are starting to reach out to agriculture experts to discuss the proposed legislation.
Sales of Ag Tractors and Combines Remained in the Plus Column
“We’re encouraged that USDA estimates farm income is expected to increase slightly in 2019 after last year’s declines,”
Remove the Gray Wolf from the Endangered Species List
Populations have far surpassed the recovery thresholds set for by recovery plans
Farmers Union has long supported addressing climate change
the group’s rejection of the Green New Deal shows just how much backlash it has created in rural America.
Legislation Extens Expired Biodiesel Tax Incentives
legislation would provide a two-year extension of expired temporary tax incentives, including the biodiesel and renewable diesel tax incentive.
US Would Certainly Love Below 15 Percent, Tariff Levels
through the tit-for-tat trade war, China imposed retaliatory tariffs of up to 70 percent on U.S. ethanol shipments
The Value of Red Meat Exports to Domestic U.S. Corn Growers
study showed beef and pork exports used a combined total of 14.9 million tons of corn and DDGS
China is proposing additional purchases of U.S. ag products
Perdue says the U.S. structural reforms can “recover markets very, very quickly.”
Chapter 12 filings in 2018 totaled 498, down one percent
Farm debt is record-high, and farm debt as a proportion of annual farm income is at 97 percent, a 32-year high.
Lenders Continued to Report Declining Farm Incomes
Farm income expectations improved slightly in the first quarter of 2019.