Sunday, December 11, 2016

The death of Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez, creates uncertainty in that country's ag sectors, too.

The current U.S. pork industry outlook suggests it will be late summer before hog producers see break-even conditions.

If you received a 1099 from the NRCS, don't file your taxes just yet. There were errors on the first forms issued.

Corn growers can't ignore refuge planting requirements to help preserve the long-term value of Bt technology.

Two programs in March will offer tips on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms, including the use of Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPs.

S. 175 would ensure Clean Water Act permits are not needed for the applications of pesticides and amends FIFRA by stating that no permit shall be required for the use of a pesticide that is registered under FIFRA.

New RFS: Just under 10 percent of fuel must be from renewable sources in 2013.

The USDA’s Farm Service Agency will issue payments to dairy farmers enrolled in the Milk Income Loss Contract (MILC) program for the September 2012 marketings, beginning Feb. 5.

The milk marketing co-op reached a deal on the eve the lawsuit alleging price fixing was set to begin at trial.

American Farm Bureau Federation delegates don't support raw milk sales; will push for spending cuts instead of tax increases.
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