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Farming Today for Tomorrow

“Farming Today for Tomorrow”- that’s the name of the new multimedia campaign from the National Pork Producers Council to showcase U.S. pork producers’ long-standing...

Drought Conditions Slowly Improving in South America

Argentina received much-welcomed rains in areas like La Pampa and many Buenos Aires locations into central Cordoba, San Luis, and southern Santa Fe late...

Poeschl Resigns as CEO of National FFA Organization

The National FFA Board of Directors and National FFA Board of Trustees announced the resignation of Mark Poeschl as CEO of the National FFA...

USDA Extends Flexibilities Amid Continuing COVID-19 Pandemic

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is extending crop insurance flexibilities for producers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, relief provided for electronic notifications and signatures...

Food Prices Rise During COVID-19

The USDA says grocery store prices rose 5.6 percent higher in June of 2020 compared with June of last year. Retail prices rose for...

European Union, United Kingdom Trade Deal Becomes Official

Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of Britain, signed the post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Wednesday. Reuters says he added his signature...

Meat and Poultry Worker COVID Infection Rates Lower than General Population

A new analysis of independent data for November shows that reported new COVID-19 infection rates among meat and poultry workers were more than eight...

Ag Export Destinations Shift Over Previous 25 Years

The U.S. is the world’s second-largest agricultural trader after the European Union. U.S. agricultural exports grew significantly over the last 25 years, from $46.1...

Michael Regan Nominated to Lead EPA

Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Michael Regan has been nominated by President-elect Joe Biden to serve as Administrator of the...

Pace of CFAP Payments Slows, USDA Seeking the Reason Why

The pace of payments from the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP, has slowed recently. USDA is a long way away from distributing the...

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