Posted on July 09, 2020USDA has announced spending $27.1 million between two companies for vaccine concentrate that will function as a strategic reserve against the risk of foot-and-mouth disease returning to the livestock herd.
Posted on July 09, 2020The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation tested positive for COVID-19 after feeling some symptoms. His last official event was June 25 in Georgia with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Gov. Brian Kemp in attendance.
Posted on July 09, 2020I understand that you can wear whatever hat you choose, but there's always the potential for a different outcome. Bulls can be bit by bears and bears can be outworked by bulls. So instead of choosing one outlook, I find the most clarity being completely factual and rely on the hard facts to lead me to new questions and hopefully stronger conclusions.
Posted on July 08, 2020Virus-related shutdowns, red tape slow the roll for hundreds of cutting crews.
Posted on July 08, 2020Agriculture, forestry and fishing account for just under $8 billion in Paycheck Protection Program loans, still one of the smaller industries receiving loans under the program. The Small Business Administration announced there are still more than $130 billion in funds available for businesses.
Posted on July 08, 2020The summer heat is cranking up just as corn starts pollinating, soybeans flower and spring cereals start grain fill.
Posted on July 07, 2020A shift in grazing management allowed this producer to start bringing in stockers, while still improving body condition on his 150-head cow herd.
Posted on July 02, 2020After months of hearings, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis released a 547-page report that focuses on "rapid development of wind, solar, energy efficiency and other zero-carbon energy sources." The plan, with a long list of proposals for agriculture, could provide a boost to biofuels and promote carbon sequestration markets, but industry groups such the Fertilizer Institute warn against higher production costs.
Posted on July 02, 2020EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said his agency doesn't plan to release proposed Renewable Fuel Standard volumes before Friday's federal holiday. The ethanol industry has been anticipating the release of those volume levels. Wheeler held a call Wednesday mainly to tout environmental provisions in the USMCA deal.