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USDA to Reopen Farm Service Agency Offices Nationwide
USDA to Reopen Farm Service Agency Offices Nationwide Crops | 01/23/2019

The Department of Agriculture will soon reopen Farm Service Agency offices nationwide. USDA has temporarily recalled all of the more than 9,700 FSA employees to keep offices open from 8 am to 4:30 pm weekdays beginning January 24th

Doubts About Overall Size of Brazil Soybean Harvest
Doubts About Overall Size of Brazil Soybean Harvest Crops | 01/15/2019

Dry weather appears to be having an impact on the potential Brazilian soybean harvest, at least according to some market watchers. A weak El Nino pattern brought dry weather to central and southern Brazil in December.

Soybean Yield Beats Trendline, Corn More Variable
Soybean Yield Beats Trendline, Corn More Variable Crops | 01/14/2019

U.S. corn and soybean yields between 2013 and 2018 are both well above trendlines. Corn yields were 8.2 bushels per acre above trendline, while soybean yields were 3.7 bushels per acre above trendline.

NCGA Says No To Possible Early Withdrawal of NAFTA
NCGA Says No To Possible Early Withdrawal of NAFTA Crops | 01/14/2019

The National Corn Growers Association is committed to creating new market opportunities abroad for U.S. corn producers, which means more market access around the world.

Latest Kansas Soybean 100-bushel Club Member Sets New Record
Latest Kansas Soybean 100-bushel Club Member Sets New Record Crops | 01/10/2019

Despite challenging weather during harvest, the best agronomic practices and wisely selected varieties still contributed to Kansas farmers' producing high-yielding, valuable soybeans in 2018.

Amid Shutdown, USDA Extends Market Facilitation Program Deadline
Amid Shutdown, USDA Extends Market Facilitation Program Deadline Crops | 01/09/2019

The Department of Agriculture has extended the deadline for producers to apply for payments under the Market Facilitation Program.

2019 Starting with More Uncertainty for Farmers
2019 Starting with More Uncertainty for Farmers Crops | 01/08/2019

Farm bill passage in late 2018 was thought to provide certainty to U.S. agriculture moving forward. However, 2019 started with perhaps more uncertainty than ever before.

Nebraska Corn Growers Association Elects Officers
Nebraska Corn Growers Association Elects Officers Crops | 01/07/2019

Dan Nerud, of Dorchester, was elected as President of the Nebraska Corn Growers Assn recently. Other officers elected include: Andy Jobman of Gothenburg, Vice President; Chris Grams, of Upland, Secretary; and Tom Nathan of Meadow Grove, Treasurer. Dan Wesely, past...

Shutdown Threatens Year-round E 15 Sales
Shutdown Threatens Year-round E 15 Sales Crops | 01/07/2019

The government shutdown could delay the year-round sales of E 15 ethanol fuel blends previously promised by the Trump administration.

China Trade Talks Should Provide Direction
China Trade Talks Should Provide Direction Crops | 01/07/2019

Trade talks between the U.S. and China this week should provide an early indication as to what political tensions between the two nations may disrupt the talks

USDA says NASS and WASDE report are suspended
USDA says NASS and WASDE report are suspended Crops | 01/04/2019

USDA announced Friday morning, due to lapse in federal funding, NASS and certain other reports are being suspended.

Partial Government Shutdown Closes FSA County Offices
Partial Government Shutdown Closes FSA County Offices Crops | 01/02/2019

Farm Service Agency offices are officially shut down as of the close of business on Friday, December 28th. What does that mean for the second round of Market Facilitation Payments?