John Herath

Articles By John Herath

Signal to Noise
Jan 24, 2020

Signal to Noise: Farmers Will Need MFP 3.0. Will They Get It?

Ag leaders and economists plan to go to USDA next month armed with data on why farmers will need another Market Facilitation Program (MFP) in 2020, according to Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer.

Jan 23, 2020

Klobuchar Pledges to Roll Back Refinery Exemptions if Elected

If elected president, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) plans to immediately roll back all of the small refinery exemptions made to the Renewable Fuels Standard.

Farm pond 5
Jan 23, 2020

EPA Replaces WOTUS with Navigable Waters Protection Rule

The troubled 2015 WOTUS rule introduced by the Obama administration in 2015 to define which waters are regulated by the Clean Water Act was officially replaced today by the Navigable Waters Protection Rule

Jan 21, 2020

Markets are Too Impatient for China Shipments

Farm Bureau economist: Markets need to show some patience for Phase One China deal.

Jan 20, 2020

USDA Secretary Open to Changing How Crop Data is Collected

Could changes be coming to how NASS calculates crop estimates?

Jan 19, 2020

Trump Touts Trade Wins at Farm Bureau

“We did it! We did it!” With those words, President Donald Trump launched into an hour-long recap of legislative wins for agriculture in a speech Sunday to delegates at the American Farm Bureau Convention.

Trump at AFBF
Jan 19, 2020

Watch Trump Speech at AFBF Live

President Donald Trump will speak at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Austin, Texas at 5 p.m. Central.

Jan 19, 2020

Trump Approval Strongest Yet as He Heads to Farm Bureau Convention

As the gears of impeachment are winding up in Washington, President Donald Trump will leave the tension of the Beltway for friendlier confines in Austin Sunday at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.

Signal to Noise
Jan 17, 2020

Signal to Noise: What Could Be In a Trade Deal with India?

Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer broke the news Friday that the White House is in negotiations for President Donald Trump to travel to India in the coming weeks, possibly to sign a mini trade deal.