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China hopeful for better U.S. relations with Biden Administration

With President Joe Biden taking over in Washington, D.C., China retired it’s claimed stance of improving relations with the United States. A Chinese government official stated Wednesday, “We ar... Read More

Poeschl resigns as CEO of National FFA Organization

Mark Poeschl has resigned as CEO of the National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation. The resignation went into effect last Friday, January 15. Poeschl began his tenure leading FFA in 2016, from previously serving at Cargill Animal Nut... Read More

NCFC unhappy with IRS rule on “Grain Glitch”

The Internal Revenue Service released its final rule on how farm income from cooperatives will be handled for tax purposes. The Hagstrom Report says the regulation has been a source of dispute since Congress passed the 2017 Tax and Jobs Act. The I... Read More

Additional support available for some producers through CFAP

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commod... Read More

Secretary Perdue statement on H-2A modernization

(Washington, D.C.) U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today issued a statement applauding the Department of Labor’s final rule modernizing the H-2A visa program: “This final rule streamlining and modernizing the H-2A visa process will ... Read More

KC Fed: Fewer new loans to farmers

Fewer new loans to farmers continued to drive a pullback in agricultural lending activity. The Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank reported this week that stronger prices for agricultural commodities, alongside continued support from government payme... Read More

Vaccine hesitancy in rural America

A recent study finds rural residents are hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The Kaiser Family Foundation COVID-19 Vaccine Monitor tracks the dynamic nature of public opinion as vaccine development unfolds. The Foundation is a nonprofit orga... Read More

Stabenow leads advocates in urging USDA to prioritize protections for food workers

Senator Debbie Stabenow, the incoming Senate Agriculture Committee chair, this week urged the Department of Agriculture to implement the bipartisan worker protection provisions in the COVID-19 assistance package. The Michigan Democrat says, "In or... Read More

The Tuesday Fontanelle Final Bell with Brian Splitt of AgMarket.Net

WASDE Report How did the USDA get to those USDA numbers? What will the overnight & Wednesday trade be like? Corn/Bean/Wheat info How will livestock continue to react? ...... Read More

Audio: January WASDE report

USDA today released its January Crop Production, World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE), Quarterly Stocks and Winter Wheat Seedings reports. WHEAT: The outlook for 2020/21 U.S. wheat this month is for stable supplies, higher domest... Read More

Nebraska Corn Board to meet Jan. 27

The Nebraska Corn Board will hold its next meeting Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, located at 110 Second Avenue, Kearney, Nebraska. The Board will address regular board business.  The meeting is open ... Read More