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12:15PM Jul 27, 2020

USDA Not on Track to Hit $16 Billion in CFAP Payments

As of last week, USDA paid out just over $6 billion of the $16 billion in CFAP payments. One agricultural economist says without the full $16 billion, lower CFAP payments

15:39PM Jul 24, 2020

Signal to Noise: It's Time to Worry About China

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

The tit-for-tat closings of consulates between the U.S. and China and the stronger rhetoric coming from the Trump Administration this week are raising alarm bells for Pro Farmer Policy Analyst

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13:25PM Jul 22, 2020

Opinion: Adjusting to Life in the New Abnormal

NCGA CEO Jon Doggett on lessons learned from the half year of COVID-19.

11:19AM Jul 22, 2020

Hearings set on trade practices that affect Florida, other states

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

Federal trade and agriculture officials have rescheduled hearings for growers to testify on how foreign trade is harming U.S. agriculture, with a focus on the effects of Mexican produce imports

10:23AM Jul 22, 2020

AFBF President Recovers from COVID-19

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

Terri Moore, an American Farm Bureau Federation representative, says President Zippy Duvall tested negative for COVID-19 on Tuesday. This comes after Duvall tested positive earlier in the month.

13:41PM Jul 21, 2020

Without Profitable Prices, Leaders Fear Future of U.S. Wheat at Risk

Wheat harvest is kicking off in major wheat growing areas, while wrapping up in the South. As combines roll, growers are facing below break-even prices, even with the recent Chinese

15:11PM Jul 17, 2020

Signal to Noise: Cotton's Take on Trade and COVID-19 Aid

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor

As the rhetoric between China and the U.S. continues to heat up and Congress gets set to negotiate a fourth round of COVID-19 aid, we look at how the events