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Anna-Lisa LacaOnline and Business Editor


Articles By Anna-Lisa Laca

Aug 16, 2019

NASS Crops Chief to Attend Pro Farmer’s Midwest Crop Tour

USDA National Ag Statistics Service crops branch chief Lance Honig will attend Pro Farmer’s Midwest Crop Tour next week.
Aug 14, 2019

Small Refinery Waivers: Is EPA Breaking The Law?

For the past two years the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been issuing small refinery hardship waivers, which allow the awarded refiners to forgo blending ethanol with their fuels.
Aug 13, 2019

Dissecting USDA’s Planted Acreage Numbers

While they’re related, Lance Honig crops branch chief for NASS cautions farmers to be careful when tying them together.
Aug 13, 2019

Farmers, Analysts Question USDA Reports

Lance Honig, crops branch chief of USDA National Ag Statistics Service, hosted #statchat on Monday to help clear up some questions.
Aug 12, 2019

Trade Aid 2.0

Details emerge on the latest Market Facilitation Program
Aug 12, 2019

Farmers File Prevent Plant on More Than 19 Million Acres

Farmers unable to plant 19.4 million acres in 2019.
Aug 09, 2019

EPA Announces 31 Small Refinery Exemptions, Ethanol Groups Outraged

EPA on Friday granted 31 more controversial waivers allowing refiners for forgo blending requirements of the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
Aug 09, 2019

Trade War Could Push Tennessee Farmers Out of Soybeans

Soybean producers in the state won’t survive another 18 months without trade resolution.
Aug 08, 2019

Perdue Inspires Farmers to Share Ag Jokes on Twitter

Farmers in the crowd did not find the joke funny, but it did inspire farmers watching from afar to share their own ag jokes on Twitter.