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Trump Delivers on a Key Promise to American Farmers

Dan Biofuels/Energy, Corn, Energy, Field Crops, Industry News Release, Sugar

WASHINGTON, (USDA-October 4, 2019) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue issued the following statements after President Donald J. Trump successfully negotiated an agreement on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS): “President Trump’s leadership has led to an agreement that continues to promote domestic ethanol and biodiesel production, supporting our …

business

NCGA Leaders Fly-In to Washington

Dan Corn, Industry News Release, Legislative, Trade

(NCGA) — NCGA State Executives, representing eleven state associations travelled to Washington, D.C. this week to urge members of Congress to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and continue the education effort on NCGA’s Low Carbon/High Octane proposal. The State Executives also pressed lawmakers to use their influence with President Trump regarding potential Administrative actions to mitigate the effects of RFS waivers. …

canada agricultural

Opportunities for U.S. Agricultural Exports in Canada

Dan Aquaculture, Corn, Exports/Imports, Forestry, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops

(USDA/FAS) — Canada is the United States’ largest export market for agricultural and agricultural-related products (includes distilled spirits, ethanol, biodiesel, fish, and forest products) with exports valued at $25 billion in 2018, accounting for more than 15 percent of total U.S. agricultural exports to the world. Canada is the only market where U.S. agricultural exports have consistently exceeded $20 billion …

market

Crops Covered Under Market Facilitation Program

Dan Corn, Cotton, Economy, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced further details of the $16 billion package to help American ag producers affected by trade tariffs. This includes direct payments to farmers through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). USDA Chief Economist Rob Johansson looks at what is covered under MFP. MFP signup starts Monday at local Farm Service Agency offices. For …

corn

Corn Growers Support Cattlemen’s Education

Dan Cattle, Corn, Education

A partnership between the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) was developed to provide resources to NCBA state and breed affiliates through a grant, allowing them to extend outstanding educational experiences locally. The mission of the new Cattlemen’s Education Series (CES) is to provide cutting-edge information to beef producers that contributes to increased knowledge, profitability and sustainability. With …

million acres

Private Analysis Projects Corn Acres at 79.6 Million

Dan Corn, Industry News Release

(NAFB) — A private analysis of farmland predicts U.S. planted acres of corn totals 79.6 million acres this year, 89 percent of the historical norm. AgMarket.net also projects the national average yield could reach 156 bushels per acre, following an aerial photography survey. The effort measured more than 157,000 acres across a five-state area. AgMarket surveyed the corn crop the …

southeast

Southeast Producers Invited to Corn Silage & Forage Field Day

Dan Corn

Producers from across the Southeast are invited to attend the 2019 Corn Silage and Forage Field Day, June 20 at the University of Georgia, Tifton Campus Conference Center. It is an opportunity for producers and growers to see the newest varieties of corn and summer annuals growing in the various test plots and get updates on information related to forage …