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Tariffs, Farm Income, Squeezing Sales for Deere
Tariffs, Farm Income, Squeezing Sales for Deere Features | 08/20/2019

The depressed farm economy is part of the factors why Deere &Co. trimmed its earnings forecast for the year to $3.2 billion, from an expected $3.3 billion and a five percent increase in sales.

The Land Market is Waking Up!
The Land Market is Waking Up! Features | 08/20/2019

The land market, the buying and selling of land that happens on a daily basis, normally slows down during spring planting and early summer as farmers concentrate on getting their crops up and growing.

Signup for Market Facilitation Program open through December 6th
Signup for Market Facilitation Program open through December 6th Features | 08/19/2019

Through MFP, USDA will provide up to $14.5 billion in direct payments to impacted producers, part of a broader trade relief package announced in late July.

Democrats Hitting Trump Over Ag Policies
Democrats Hitting Trump Over Ag Policies Features | 08/19/2019

The Democratic National Committee had a lot to say last week about the Trump Administration’s trade policies and the impact those policies are having on U.S. farmers

China to Make Countermeasures to U.S. Tariffs, Despite Announced Delay
China to Make Countermeasures to U.S. Tariffs, Despite Announced Delay Features | 08/16/2019

China vows to counter the latest round of tariffs that will total $300 billion once fully implemented.

Drought Expands to Half of Midwest I-States
Drought Expands to Half of Midwest I-States Features | 08/16/2019

July 2019 was recorded as the hottest month ever on record, followed by June.

New Trucking Hours of Service Rules Proposed
New Trucking Hours of Service Rules Proposed Features | 08/15/2019

Currently, states can determine when drivers transporting agricultural commodities, including livestock, are exempt from the HOS requirements, within a 150-mile radius of the source.

Chinese International Relations Experts: Trade War Could lead to Cold War
Chinese International Relations Experts: Trade War Could lead to Cold War Features | 08/15/2019

Chinese experts on international relations claim the current U.S.-China trade war could lead to a cold war. The South China Morning Post reports one expert claims.

Trump Delays Tariff Hike Until December
Trump Delays Tariff Hike Until December Features | 08/14/2019

The U.S. Trade Representative’s office made the announcement Tuesday the administration would not implement the planned tariffs. Instead, the tariffs will be implemented December 15, 2019.

KDA Marketing Program Receives National Honor
KDA Marketing Program Receives National Honor Features | 08/14/2019

The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, was recognized in July 2019 with a national marketing award for its holiday gift box program.