LATEST NEWS FROM USDA

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12:55PM Jan 28, 2020

USDA rules Florida man not ‘responsibly connected’ in PACA case

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has determined that Jeff Pfaff was not “responsibly connected” to a Florida company that violated the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.

13:37PM Jan 24, 2020

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

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

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

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14:19PM Jan 20, 2020

USDA Secretary Open to Changing How Crop Data is Collected

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

Could changes be coming to how NASS calculates crop estimates?

20:15PM Jan 17, 2020

USDA plan changes fruit, vegetable rules for school meals

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing changes to school meal programs that could limit the variety of vegetables served at lunch and cut fruit servings at some breakfasts.

12:51PM Jan 15, 2020

USDA looks at imports of Japanese muskmelons

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has prepared a pest risk assessment for imports of Japanese muskmelons.

16:50PM Jan 10, 2020

After USDA Released January Reports, What is the Market’s Focus Now?

Tyne Morgan
AgWeb Contributor

The case isn't closed on 2019 production, but how much of a market impact could that have in the months ahead? U.S. Farm Report analysts break down the latest reports

16:08PM Jan 10, 2020

Markets Respond Negatively to Carryout Changes

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor

USDA released a slew of reports of Friday, initially sending markets lower.