In its latest report, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found government agencies made about $175 billion in improper payments. Of that total, USDA was responsible for $6.7 billion in
As the March 15 deadline nears, row crop producers are faced with a big decision: ARC or PLC? Experts say the answer isn't clear for corn and soybeans, but it
USDA announcing this week it's rolling out federal crop insurance for hemp growers in 21 states. USDA's Risk Management Agency pilot insurance program will cover the 2020 hemp crop in
Four federal agencies issued a statement clarifying the legal status of hemp growth and production and the relevant requirements under the Bank Secrecy Act for banks providing services to hemp-related
Ann Beaulieu, vice president of research and development and regulatory at Philadelphia-based AgroFresh Solutions, will join an advisory council focused on improving access to nutritious foods and reducing food waste.
The Agriculture Department said the rule would close "a loophole" that enables people receiving only minimal benefits from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program to be eligible automatically for
To date, nearly 10,000 operations have signed up for the new program, and FSA has begun paying approximately $100 million to producers for January through May.