Source: USDA news release USDA has estimated annual production costs and returns and published accounts for major field crop and livestock enterprises since 1975. Cost and return estimates are reported for the United States and major production regions for corn,...
The head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture outlined his agency's priorities for 2023 during the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Convention Friday. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says a focus for USDA in the year ahead will be implementing programs...
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced plans for additional emergency relief and pandemic assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA is preparing to roll out the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase Two as well as the new...
Ag Meteorologist Bryce Anderson reported on Friday at DTN that, “October was dry in many primary U.S. crop areas, including the Eastern Midwest and specifically the Ohio River valley. Precipitation totals in the Ohio Valley were no more than...
The average price of diesel is $5.32 per gallon, more than $1.50 above the same time last year. While prices are below the $5.81 peak in June, the high cost of fuel is hitting farmers hard as they navigate...
Syngenta is pushing back against a recently filed complaint by the Federal Trade Commission alleging one of its incentive programs inflates prices for farmers. Syngenta president of Crop Protection Vern Hawkins says the FTC's complaint isn't based on facts. He...
Fueled by nine years of consecutive sales growth, Wyffels Hybrids announces plans for a new site based in Ames, Iowa. "Our western business has been a critical part of our growth for many years and we're excited about taking this...
Rob-See-Co, an independent seed company located in Elkhorn, Neb. acquired Federal Hybrids, an Iowa-based seed company. This acquisition positions Rob-See-Co as the 14th largest corn seed company in the United States. "We are excited to welcome the Federal Hybrids team...
The U.S. corn and soybean harvests have pulled ahead of average. That is thanks to a generally dry pattern in much of the Midwest and Plains last week along with cool to seasonal temperatures in much of the region. The...
Source: The Scoop reports: On September 29, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) along with 10 state attorneys general filed a federal law suit against Syngenta and Corteva. Here's what to know. 1. The claim centers on "loyalty programs" with distributors. These programs...
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