USDA’s latest farm income forecast is making clear how critical government payments are to the ag economy this year. USDA is projecting that payments will be up 66% this year to more than $37 billion. And that number may go higher.
The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced Monday that they have teamed up to create a new initiative to control the spread of African Swine Fever.
China’s livestock sector is booming even as the country recovers from African swine fever, and the country’s demand for feed is fueling optimism for U.S. corn and soybean exports in the 2020-21 marketing year, which begins Sept. 1.