John Herath

Articles By John Herath

Aug 16, 2019

How Do Crop Tour Scouts Measure Corn? - Test

What do scouts on the Pro Farmer Crop Tour do when they get to a corn field? Watch the explainer video below to find out.
May 24, 2019

Signal to Noise: Will USDA Avoid Skewing Planting Decisions?

Podcast: Will the tariff aid package avoid altering farmers' planting plans?
May 17, 2019

Signal to Noise: Crafting Tariff Aid Without Distorting Markets

Podcast looking at negotiations over the latest tariff aid payment, breaking news on steel tariffs and a growing fight between EPA and Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
May 05, 2019

Trump: China Tariffs to Increase to 25% Friday

President Donald Trump plans to to implement the previously delayed tariff increases on Chinese goods on Friday, raising tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of goods.
May 03, 2019

Signal to Noise: Trump Lines Up Trade Deal Dominoes

An army of 100 Chinese trade negotiators are headed to Washington next week, the biggest sign yet that a trade deal is nearly finished.
Apr 26, 2019

Signal to Noise: The Battle for the Gavel Begins

This week's DC Signal to Noise Podcast looks at a new battle for the House Ag Committee chairmanship and the role NFU can play in USMCA negotiations.
Apr 12, 2019

Signal to Noise: A Disaster Aid Down Payment Coming

The Senate still has not been able to move a disaster aid bill covering weather events from two years ago.
Ag Census Farmers
Apr 11, 2019

2017 Ag Census: Who Is Running the Farm?

The 2017 Census of Agriculture was designed to capture more information on everyone involved in a farm operation.
Boots in Field
Apr 09, 2019

Ferrie: Pesticide Complacency Builds Resistance

Don't build resistance while cutting pesticide costs.