LATEST NEWS FROM USDA

Chip Flory
16:54PM Oct 04, 2019

Opinion: Get the 'Get Big Or Get Out' Outta Here

Chip Flory
Host of AgriTalk and Farm Journal Economist
Did USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue really tell dairy farmers to "get big or get out?" There's more to the story.
10:57AM Oct 04, 2019

USDA files PACA complaint against New York Mart Group

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has filed an administrative complaint against New York Mart Group Inc., Long Island, N.Y., for failing to pay almost $900,000 to produce sellers.
Blender Pump
10:35AM Oct 04, 2019

Biofuel Groups Win 15 Billion Gallon Floor in RFS Deal

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor
Biofuel groups celebrated a victory in winning most of their demands in a drawn-out fight over refinery exemptions to the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
16:53PM Oct 01, 2019

Perdue Hints At Permanent Prevent Plant Date Changes At Dairy Expo

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spent time with dairy farmers Tuesday at the World Dairy Expo.
09:38AM Oct 01, 2019

ASF’s Impact on Protein Demand in China Could Have Long Tail

The pork industry continues to grapple with the impact of African Swine Fever. From supply to demand, it's an outbreak that could have a lasting effect.
10:37AM Sep 30, 2019

U.S. senator asks USDA to investigate grower price disparity

Amy Sowder
AgWeb Contributor
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate why produce-grower prices have stayed stagnant or declined while prices have increased along the supply chain.
13:27PM Sep 26, 2019

Farmers to Receive Extra Prevent Plant Payment

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
The USDA announced today producers participating in federal crop insurance who have a payable prevented planting indemnity for 2019 will automatically receive an extra payment