State officials and industry groups are raising concerns about USDA's new regulations for hemp, with some officials suggesting that the department delay some "unworkable" portions of an interim final rule that was released last fall.
Seven in 10 voters are more likely to support candidates running for office if they support efforts to bolster the economy of rural America and prepare students for careers in manufacturing, according to a new nationwide poll.
Growers paid over $10 billion to insure almost 380 million acres in 2019. By year-end, crop insurance companies paid out almost $7.6 billion to cover losses and the numbers are expected to grow as all claims are finalized.
How about input prices linked to outcomes? Supporters say it could be another tool for farmers to offset financial risk at a time when weather, trade, and commodity price uncertainty are plaguing the market.
In 2019, the attention of farm country was keenly focused on international trade developments, and the Trump administration’s efforts to lessen their blow on producers, according to an analysis of Agri-Pulse's website traffic throughout the year.