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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met Wednesday with senators and farm groups seeking a path forward on a farm-labor and immigration bill that could clear the Senate.
Aemetis Inc. has signed a biofuels offtake agreement with international renewable fuels supplier Murex LLC for an estimated $200 million of low-carbon biofuels to be delivered during 2021 to 2023.
Aemetis Inc. has awarded an engineering services contract to Worley for the Aemetis "Carbon Zero" renewable jet and diesel plant in Riverbank, California.
Livestock producers in the Northern Plains are facing a bleak grazing season this summer as severe drought has limited the growth of forages. Some areas might only see 25% of normal growth and others might not see any hay production because of the drought conditions.
A new Texas A&M University analysis finds representative farms and ranches would see their tax burden rise if proposed changes are made to the tax code.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced additional aid to agricultural producers and businesses as part of the USDA Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. Among the details, the funds will go to biofuel producers, livestock producers left out of earlier relief...
Ag Interest Rate
|TODAY||- LAST YEAR|
|CCC Loan Rate||1.125||1.125|
|Real Estate *||3.94||4.72|
|Feeder Livestock *||4.31||5.05|
|Farm Machinery *||4.88||5.57|
|* Federal Reserve's quarterly average|
|effective interest rates at ag banks.|
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