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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?

11:14AM Jan 20, 2020

How Quickly Can China Open Its $40 Billion Checkbook

Tyne Morgan
AgWeb Contributor

The U.S. and China Phase One trade agreement comes with hefty expectations. What could China buy to meet its $40 billion goal, and when could those buys happen? Economists and

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23:13PM Jan 19, 2020

Trump Touts Trade Wins at Farm Bureau

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

“We did it! We did it!” With those words, President Donald Trump launched into an hour-long recap of legislative wins for agriculture in a speech Sunday to delegates at the

10:28AM Jan 19, 2020

Watch Trump Speech at AFBF Live

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

President Donald Trump will speak at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in Austin, Texas at 5 p.m. Central.

10:19AM Jan 19, 2020

Wife of AFBF President Duvall Passes as Convention Gets Underway

Bonnie Duvall, wife of American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall, has died following a battle with cancer.

00:34AM Jan 19, 2020

Trump Approval Strongest Yet as He Heads to Farm Bureau Convention

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

As the gears of impeachment are winding up in Washington, President Donald Trump will leave the tension of the Beltway for friendlier confines in Austin Sunday at the American Farm

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.