Posted on January 17, 2019USDA will recall about 2,500 Farm Service Agency workers for Thursday, Friday and Tuesday to help process payments and provide limited help with existing loans for farmers and ranchers.
Posted on January 17, 2019A panel discussion at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention drew a big crowd of farmers interested in what it means now that Congress has removed hemp from being classified as a Schedule I drug as part of the farm bill.
Posted on January 17, 2019Stable corn prices stuck in a sideways trading range may not be very exciting for producers, but they are favorable for end users of various varieties, almost all of whom may pencil out some profit in 2019.
Posted on January 16, 2019When a farmland owner dies without a will, the real estate often lacks a clear title, making it harder to apply for a USDA farm number, loans and safety net benefits. A provision of the recently passed farm bill simplifies that process, and experts say it could encourage more states to adopt property laws that help keep farms intact.
Posted on January 16, 2019In an hour-long speech, President Donald Trump bounced back and forth between his focus on the border wall and his administration's push for trade deals as he spoke Monday to roughly 6,000 members of the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Posted on January 15, 2019The worst new shop is the shop built too small or in the wrong place. This is the fourth and final story in DTN/The Progressive Farmer's series on America's Best Shops where growers share their resourceful and innovative ideas for indoor workspaces.
Posted on January 15, 2019Amid the celebratory mood for American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th meeting, President Zippy Duvall spoke Sunday about the challenges of 2018, seen as a perfect storm for farmers with a combination of natural disasters, low prices, a trade war, labor shortages, lower incomes and rising debt.
Posted on January 15, 2019EPA and Monsanto won their motion to dismiss the lawsuit challenging the 2016 dicamba registration, but the plaintiffs will now fast track a new challenge to the 2018 registration.
Posted on January 11, 2019Members of the American Farm Bureau Federation's voting delegates on Tuesday voted to oppose lab-grown and plant-based products from using terms associated with traditional meat products.