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R-CALF Statement on Cattle Market Price Discovery and Transparency Bill

R-CALF USA awaits the full text of the compromise Cattle Market Price Discovery and Transparency Bill to…

Meat Institute Announces Ambitious Climate Target

The North American Meat Institute this week announced that 100 percent of its members will have delivered…

National Farmers Union Announces 2022 Women’s Conference

National Farmers Union this week announced the 2022 Women’s Conference to connect women in agriculture and provide…

EPA Fines Pesticide Applicator for Alleged Violations of Federal Pesticide Law

The Environmental Protection Agency recently fined Nutrien Ag Solutions Inc. for allegedly applying pesticides in Kansas that…

Consumer Price Index: Food Prices Higher Again in October

The Consumer Price Index increased 0.9 percent in October on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.4…

White House: Infrastructure Deal to Improve Supply Chain

A White House fact sheet released Wednesday says the bipartisan infrastructure deal will improve the supply chain. …

Farm Households Received Estimated $2,100 From Economic Impact Payments

In 2020, U.S. family farm households received $4.3 billion in federal assistance during the Coronavirus pandemic from…

North American Meat Institute: Grassley-Fischer Bill Ignores Economic Fundamentals

The North American Meat Institute says the Grassley-Fischer bill to improve fairness in the cattle market ignores…

Expect Volatile Natural Gas Prices This Winter

Extreme cold in February led to lower-than-average natural gas storage levels through the summer, prompting concerns about…

Americans Expected to Purchase 161 Million Pounds of Butter for the Holidays

As friends and family gather for the holidays, Americans are expected to purchase 161 million pounds of butter from the…

Crop Production Mixed in Latest Report

Minnesota corn production is forecast at 1.45 billion bushels according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics…

USDA Raises Corn Yields, Lowers Soybean Estimate

The USDA released its November Crop Production and World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates this week, and…

Chinese Soybean Imports Drop to Lowest Level Since March

China’s October soybean imports dropped over 41 percent lower than the same time a year ago, hitting…

Senators Announce Plan to Improve Cattle Market Fairness

Republican Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Deb Fischer of Nebraska joined Democrats Jon Tester of Montana…

USDA Awards $25 million for Conservation Innovation Projects

The USDA announced its awarding $25 million to conservation partners across the country for 18 new projects…