LATEST NEWS FROM USDA

11:27AM Aug 08, 2019

Some FSA Offices Unable to Process MFP Applications

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
The week after FSA opened sign-ups for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), farmers across the country are expressing frustration because many local offices are unable and unwilling to process MFP
15:16PM May 24, 2019

Signal to Noise: Will USDA Avoid Skewing Planting Decisions?

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor
Podcast: Will the tariff aid package avoid altering farmers' planting plans?
Farmer Aid
14:20PM May 24, 2019

Answers To Trade Aid 2.0 Frequently Asked Questions

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
Following the trade aid announcement earlier this week, farmers were left with more questions than answers.
09:40AM May 17, 2019

U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan Market

Sara Brown
Livestock and Production Editor
Japan on Friday lifted longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef in an agreement announced by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. The move is expected to pave the way for expanded sales to
12:30PM May 16, 2019

Chairman Peterson Threatens to Sue USDA Over CRP

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
House Ag Chairman Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) threatened to sue the administrator of USDA’s Farm Service Agency, Richard Fordyce, over continuous sign-ups for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).
08:45AM May 16, 2019

Trump Still in `Throes' of Working on Farm Aid Plan, Perdue Says

Bloomberg
Wire Service
The Trump administration is still in the “throes” of assembling the president’s promised $15 billion agriculture aid package for an industry hurt in the trade war with China.
11:11AM May 10, 2019

WASDE Trims Corn Yield Forecast

USDA
AgWeb Contributor
WASDE Report