USDA’s April 27 Crop Progress Report shows corn made huge jumps week-over-week and is pacing ahead of the five-year average. Soybeans made a smaller jump and are also well above
Drop payments limits to fresh produce growers in the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, Democratic and Republic Congressional lawmakers told the Trump Administration on April 23.
As promised, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released its solicitation for proposals for the Buy Fresh Coronavirus Farm Assistance Program.
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.
Nearly $10 million has been awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to 11 multi-state projects that seek to boost the competitiveness of specialty crops.
Help is on the way.
California table grape acreage for the 2019 crop, at 121,000 acres, was unchanged from the previous season’s acreage.