FSA Offices to Partially Open
Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:37PM CST
USDA will recall about 2,500 Farm Service Agency workers for Thursday, Friday and Tuesday to help process payments and provide limited help with existing loans for farmers and ranchers.
Hemp Interest Remains High
Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:33PM CST
A panel discussion at the American Farm Bureau Federation convention drew a big crowd of farmers interested in what it means now that Congress has removed hemp from being classified as a Schedule I drug as part of the farm bill.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:32PM CST
Stable corn prices stuck in a sideways trading range may not be very exciting for producers, but they are favorable for end users of various varieties, almost all of whom may pencil out some profit in 2019.
Fix for Heirs Property
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 2:30PM CST
When a farmland owner dies without a will, the real estate often lacks a clear title, making it harder to apply for a USDA farm number, loans and safety net benefits. A provision of the recently passed farm bill simplifies that process, and experts say it could encourage more states to adopt property laws that help keep farms intact.