John Herath

Articles By John Herath

Apr 27, 2020

Iowa and Minnesota Double Average Corn Planting

Iowa and Minnesota led the pack in a busy corn planting week.

Apr 24, 2020

FJ Live: Tuesday Too Late to Apply for Paycheck Protection Program

See your banker today if you want Paycheck Protection Program money.

Signal to Noise
Apr 24, 2020

Signal to Noise: Ag Aid Payment Caps Will Not Last

There is a growing drumbeat of farm organizations, legislators and ag economists calling for USDA to raise or eliminate payment caps on coronavirus aid payments.

Apr 23, 2020

FJ Live: Kansas Looking for Isolation Housing for Packer Employees

In an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus in meat packing plants, Kansas authorities are considering making housing at junior colleges and other facilities available to packing plant employees.

Apr 22, 2020

FJ Live: Trying to Slow Hog Production Due to Plant Closures

Farm Journal Economist Chip Flory and John Nalivka of Sterling Marketing looked at how producers are managing throughput throughout the chain on Wednesday’s Farm Journal Live newscast.

Apr 21, 2020

FJ Live: Sen. Moran Says More Small Business Money Coming This Week

A deal to replenish the Payroll Protection Plan (PPP) under the coronavirus aid package has been reached, but had not yet been put to paper as of this afternoon according to Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.).

Apr 20, 2020

FJ Live: $19 Billion Coronavirus Ag Aid Program Just a Start

Payment limits will limit the effectiveness of the $19 billion Coronavirus Food Aid Pla

Apr 16, 2020

FJ Live: Perdue Says All Ag Part of $16 Bln. Direct Payment Plan

All sectors of agriculture, including produce, specialty crops and horticulture, will be included in a $16 billion direct payment plan to be submitted to the White House this week by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.

Apr 15, 2020

FJ Live: Is It Time to Look at the Cheaper Crop?

Will high input prices drive some acres to soybeans in 2020?