USDA Record Global Feed Grains Production Projected In 2020/21 Amid Pandemic’s Uncertainty

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted both demand and supply chains, including the animal feed sector for a variety of commodities. U.S. corn-based ethanol production has...

Ag Economic Insights: Direct Farm Payments To Soar In 2020

he USDA recently announced the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). Like MFP, this is another ad hoc farm program that will send direct farm...

USDA Issues First Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Payments To Ag Producers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has already approved more than $545 million in payments...

Farmers National Co. Issues Report “What’s Next For The Land Market?”

The agricultural land market came into 2020 with a glimmer of optimism until COVID-19 slammed into people's lives. Catastrophic disruptions in the world's economy...

Farmers Edge Announces New Automated Hail Detection And Reporting Technology

Farmers Edge, a global leader in digital agriculture, today announced a new severe weather detection, notification, and reporting tool. Available through FarmCommand, a...

Survey Reports Farmers’ Concerns About Live Events

Many farmers say they're less likely to attend live events this year, citing risks associated with the new coronavirus and social distancing restrictions. A May...

Purdue Announces Its Precision Selling Development Program

An effective sales strategy can better serve your large-scale producers and target accounts. Easier said than done though, right? With changing buyer preferences shifting...

Companies With Ag Operations In The Fortune 500, Those Which Should Be

5 companies with a significant presence in agriculture were included in Fortune magazine's 2019 listing of the 500 largest U.S. corporations. Those companies include ($billion...

Rural Bankers Expecting Small Increase in Farm Bankruptcies

Despite the financial challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, rural bankers expect farm loan defaults to expand by only 5% over the next 12...

USDA Allows Extensions On Insurance Deadlines, Deferral of Interest

USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) is making further adjustments to assist producers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs) are authorized to...
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