Producers hit with wet planting conditions, a drought, and high winds are preparing for a long and slow corn and soybean harvest the next couple of weeks. Weather pattern changes for the upper Midwest could only make matters worse if the crop isn't harvested in time.
Two upper Midwest senators are pushing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to consider regulatory options to prioritize pipeline shipments of propane to northern states as farmers and manufacturers struggle to find propane.
With a late harvest for many, USDA wants to make sure that growers have a chance to meet crop insurance requirements for spring-planted crops before December 10. Here's why a call to your crop insurance agent might be in order.
The Department of Agriculture will accept comment on a proposed rule that would change the way it inspects swine slaughter facilities, saying the benefits of the move “are expected to outweigh the costs.”