USDA reports, data and more.

USDA reports, data and more.

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Jul 24, 2020

Mid-Year Cattle Inventory: Calf Crop Down 1%

All cattle and calves in the United States on July 1, 2020 totaled 103 million head, slightly above the 103 million head on July 1, 2019.

Jul 20, 2020

USDA Announces Changes To Livestock Gross Margin Insurance Program

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to the Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) insurance program for cattle and swine beginning in the 2021 crop year.

Jul 10, 2020

WASDE: Lower Corn Supplies on Due to Acreage Reduction

Corn production is forecast 995 million bushels lower based on reduced planted and harvested areas from the June 30 Acreage report. The national average corn yield is unchanged at 178.5 bushels per acre.

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Jul 09, 2020

USDA Expands CFAP Eligibility

USDA has expanded the crops eligible for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Jun 30, 2020

USDA: Soybean Stocks Down 22 Percent

USDA reports soybean stocks are down 22%, corn down 1%.

Jun 11, 2020

WASDE: Corn Beginning and Ending Stocks Up Slightly

The June 11 WASDE Report from USDA.

Jun 10, 2020

Perdue: America's Meatpackers Operating At 95%

Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue said in a statement issued June 9 that meatpacking plants across America are “operating at more than 95% of their average capacity.”

May 12, 2020

WASDE Projects Record Corn Crop, Lower Soybean Ending Stocks

The U.S. feed-grain outlook for 2020/21 is for record high production and domestic use, greater exports, and larger ending stocks. The corn crop is projected at a record 16.0 billion bushels.

May 08, 2020

USDA: Meatpacking Facilities Practicing Safe Reopening

Meatpacking facilities have resumed operations this week following the President's Executive Order directing facilities to implement CDC and OSHA guidelines created for the meat sector response to COVID-19.