WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2017 – CHS Inc., a farmer-owned cooperative that supplies energy, crop nutrients, animal feed, insurance and other services to U.S. agricultural producers, is once again the country’s top revenue producing cooperative.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2017 - Trade talks with Mexico and Canada move into their fourth round this week, while the House Agriculture Committee continues its preparations for the next farm bill by holding a listening session in upstate New York.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2017 - Bill Northey, the Iowa agriculture secretary nominated to oversee USDA’s farm and conservation programs, promised senators he would work to protect crop insurance, improve customer service and assist farmers in addressing water quality issues.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 – Commodity groups in Washington are preparing for what might be one of the more “in the weeds” conversations of the next farm bill as they seek to decide the source of data for future legislation.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 – Over the last few decades, U.S. farmers have made great strides in conserving soil and enhancing water quality, but there’s a growing concern that more can be done, especially on water.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 - The expanding concept of “rural infrastructure” was front and center Tuesday when the Farm Foundation gathered a panel of speakers from the agriculture, transportation and equipment sector.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2017 – Beginning this week, USDA will be making approximately $8 billion in 2017 payments to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs, and $1.6 billion under Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2017 - The Senate is close to finally confirming two key nominees for the Agriculture Department this week, and lawmakers also are moving budget resolutions that will pave the way for the GOP’s No. 1 priority, cutting business and personal taxes.