Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue defended every aspect of plans to place the Economic Research Service under the Office of the Chief Economist and to move most National Institute for Food and Agriculture employees out of the Washington area in a letter to Senate...
Given the average pace of crop exports over the past five years realized for the first seven weeks of the crop year, projections are made for exports for selected crops in 2018/19 and compared with current AAFC export estimates.
Recently, Union Pacific announced its Unified Plan 2020, a new operating plan that implements "Precision Scheduled Railroading" principles. The U.S. Surface Transportation Board wrote a letter to UP three days after the announcement.
Demand for marketing assistance loans through USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation is the highest in a decade, and experts think even more farmers will turn to them this fall despite out-of-date loan rates and rising interest costs.
The wait is on for an EPA decision on the fate of dicamba herbicides designed for use with popular Xtend soybean seeds. It's one of the most controversial, emotion-riddled issues in recent farming history. The lines for and against are forming.
Brazil soybean prices saw a premium bump last week for August delivery, but the Brazilian market is still recovering from last month's trucker strike that has increased the FOB basis for soybeans at port.
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