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18:54PM Apr 02, 2020

USDA seeks opinions on AMS grant process

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting a survey about grants awarded through its Agricultural Marketing Service.

09:19AM Apr 02, 2020

I-80 Planting Tour: Homeschool Becomes New Normal During Plant Prep

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

School time now comes with some shop time for Indiana farmer Charlie Houin and his sons. While great-grandma, grandma and grandpa help homeschool due to the COVID-19, Houin works to

Prospective Plantings
08:45AM Apr 01, 2020

USDA Doesn’t Anticipate Much Deviation from 97 Million Corn Acres

Tre Smith
AgWeb Contributor

The 2020 planting projections show higher-than-anticipated corn and soybean planting projections, with an expected total of more than 180 million corn and soybean acres.

12:11PM Mar 31, 2020

USDA Report: 'Write these Numbers with a Pencil, Not a Pen"

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

In Tuesday’s Prospective Planting report from USDA, corn and soybean acres are both expected to jump from 2019 levels. Last year’s prevent plant undoubtedly had an impact on states that

19:01PM Mar 30, 2020

Flash Sales Shows China Purchased U.S. Commodities

AgDay TV
AgWeb Contributor

Grains receiving good export news. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reporting a couple of flash sales on Friday. One includes 163,000 metric tons of soybeans for delivery to Mexico.

14:39PM Mar 27, 2020

Signal to Noise: USDA Gets Broad Authority for COVID-19 Aid

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

The COVID-19 recovery bill approved by the House Friday gives the USDA Secretary broad discretion in utilizing funds to assist various ag sectors.

10:54AM Mar 27, 2020

Stimulus bill expected to provide industry relief

Tom Karst
AgWeb Contributor

Congress and the Trump administration are sending $2 trillion in cash to help a U.S. economy that has been staggered by the coronavirus COVID-19 since mid-March, and the produce industry