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USDA Announces Support for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation and Trade Disruption
USDA Announces Support for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation and Trade Disruption Crops | 05/23/2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation and trade disruption.

Spring weather creates challenges for corn, soybeans
Spring weather creates challenges for corn, soybeans Crops | 05/22/2019

Kansas State University cropping systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti says this spring’s conditions have been particularly vexing for the state’s corn and soybean growers, and it may cause many of them to re-think their management strategies.

U.S.-China trade conflict pulled corn prices 20 cents per bushel lower
U.S.-China trade conflict pulled corn prices 20 cents per bushel lower Crops | 05/20/2019

The trade conflict between the United States and China, which began brewing early last year pulled U.S. corn prices down an average $0.20 per bushel per month in the first six months of 2019, according to a Kansas State University...

Adam York Named New Director of Programs at Kansas Sorghum
Adam York Named New Director of Programs at Kansas Sorghum Crops | 05/20/2019

Adam York has been selected for a new position as Director of Programs for Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association.

Will Trade Aid Affect Planting Decisions?
Will Trade Aid Affect Planting Decisions? Crops | 05/20/2019

An agricultural economist from the University of Illinois says the next round of trade aid coming out of Washington, D.C. could impact planting in 2019.

Ethanol Group Wants Court to Block EPA-Issued RFS Waivers
Ethanol Group Wants Court to Block EPA-Issued RFS Waivers Crops | 05/20/2019

The Advanced Biofuels Association is asking a Washington, D.C., Circuit Court to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting any small refiners from their 2018 biofuel blending requirements.

U.S. Wheat Farmers Have Not Abandoned Customer Service in China
U.S. Wheat Farmers Have Not Abandoned Customer Service in China Crops | 05/16/2019

It is certainly true that the trade relations between the United States and China are in a difficult place. With the latest round of tariff increases announced and imposed, it is certainly possible to imagine that this conflict will not...

Nebraska Corn responds to President Trump’s proposed aid package with call to action request from farmers
Nebraska Corn responds to President Trump’s proposed aid package with call to action request from farmers Crops | 05/15/2019

The news of a second round of trade aid has many Nebraska corn farmers concerned.

RFA, Growth Energy, USGC Welcome European Commission Decision To Remove Anti-Dumping Duties On Ethanol Imports From The United States
RFA, Growth Energy, USGC Welcome European Commission Decision To Remove Anti-Dumping Duties On Ethanol Imports From The United States Crops | 05/15/2019

The ethanol industry and supporters welcomed yesterday's decision by the European Commission to not renew anti-dumping duties on European Union (EU) imports of U.S. ethanol

Soybean Farmers Fed Up with Tariffs
Soybean Farmers Fed Up with Tariffs Crops | 05/14/2019

The American Soybean Association says U.S. farmers are frustrated by the lack of progress between the U.S. and China in bringing the trade war to a close. The dispute threatens soybean prices and farmers’ ability to even stay in business....

Planting delays continue to mount
Planting delays continue to mount Crops | 05/13/2019

As of Sunday, 30% of the nation's corn has been planted, last year we were at 59. Soybean planting was at 9, average is 29.

House Ag Hosts Farm Economy Hearing
House Ag Hosts Farm Economy Hearing Crops | 05/12/2019

Last Thursday, the House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held a hearing examining the state of the farm economy to highlight the tremendous challenges facing producers.