LATEST NEWS FROM USDA

14:35PM Apr 29, 2019

Farmer's Share of Food Dollar Shrinks...Again

Clinton Griffiths
AgDay Anchor, Executive Producer
The farmer's share of the food dollar falls to its lowest point since USDA began keeping track back in 1993.
11:12AM Apr 29, 2019

USDA Extends Market Facilitation Program Certification Deadline

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
Farmers now have until May 17 to supply paperwork for Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments.
Nebraska Flooding Damage Grain Bin Ice
11:16AM Apr 24, 2019

USDA Will Quantify Flood Damaged Grain In June Grain Stocks Report

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
USDA officials this week said they would not be quantifying it until it’s reflected in the June Quarterly Grain Stocks Report.
09:24AM Apr 22, 2019

John Phipps: How Much Does Crop Insurance Really Cost?

Does the government make any money on crop insurance? That's a viewer's question during Customer Support. John breaks down is explanation.
13:17PM Apr 12, 2019

FSA Offers Higher Loan Limits, New Farmer Dashboard

Anna-Lisa Laca
Online and Business Editor
This week USDA’s Farm Service Agency announced changes to loan limits and launched a new website feature that allows farmers to access all of their loan information.
10:09AM Apr 12, 2019

Former FSA Employee Serving 2 Years in Prison for $166,000 Loan Fraud

Wyatt Bechtel
Associate Editor
After accepting payments for approving USDA loans for cash payments, a former Farm Service Agency loan officer will spend two years in federal prison.
20:31PM Apr 11, 2019

2017 Ag Census: Who Is Running the Farm?

John Herath
AgWeb Contributor
The 2017 Census of Agriculture was designed to capture more information on everyone involved in a farm operation.