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USDA Small Grains 2020 Summary

Small Grains 2020 Summary September 2020 All wheat production totaled 1.83 billion bushels in 2020, down 5 percent from the revised 2019 total of 1.93 billion bushels. Area harvested for grain totaled 36.7 million acres, down 2 percent from...

USDA Grains Stocks Reports Sept 30

Released September 30, 2020, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Corn Stocks Down 10 Percent from September 2019 Soybean Stocks Down 42 Percent All Wheat Stocks Down 8 Percent Old...
Cotton in Arizona. Photo by Sabrina Hill

Virtual Format Set For 2021 Beltwide Cotton Conferences

The National Cotton Council will conduct the 2021 Beltwide Cotton Conferences virtually in January due to continued concerns regarding COVID-19’s spread. Planed for January 5 -7, the conferences bring together industry stakeholders. Those planning...

FMI Special Midyear report Outlines Increased Grocery Purchases

FMI, the Food Industry Association, recently released a special mid-year report on meat sales in grocery stores. The report takes a fresh look at what was happening in the meat industry from the shopper’s...

CME Group to Launch Pork Cutout Futures and Options

CME Group Tuesday announced plans to launch Pork Cutout futures and options. The new contracts are designed to give the U.S. pork industry and export markets tailored risk-management tools on the cutout. Tim Andriesen,...

Science Students Encouraged to Apply for a Scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference

The National Biodiesel Board invites university students majoring in scientific fields of study, and who have a passion for biodiesel as an energy innovation on the rise, to apply for a special opportunity. Student...

USDA Funds Conservation Innovation Through On-Farm Trials of Conservation Systems

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is awarding $25 million in grants designed to help partners implement and evaluate innovative conservation practices that have demonstrated benefits on farmland. The funding is provided through On-Farm Conservation...

Farmers to Families Food Box Program Surpasses 100 Million Boxes Delivered

 U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that more than 100 million food boxes have been distributed in support of American farmers and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through the U.S. Department...

US-UK Trade talks Progressing

The United States and the United Kingdom wrapped up the fourth round of trade talks this month, with another round planned for mid-October. The UK Department of International Trade says, "Significant progress has been...

Beijing Asks Frozen Food Importers to Shun Countries with Severe Coronavirus

Beijing has asked frozen food importers to not import products from counties with severe coronavirus. The Beijing Municipal Commerce Bureau said in a statement issued to import companies, “Customs and local governments have repeatedly...

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