USDA Forest Service and State of Utah sign Shared Stewardship Agreement

22 May 2019
(Salt Lake City, Utah, May 22, 2019) — Today, Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, joined Utah State Governor, Gary R. Herbert, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Chief, Vicki Christiansen, and Intermountain Regional Forester, Nora Rasure, to sign an agreement between the Forest Service and the State of Utah focused on shared stewards...

Trade Aid Details Leaked

22 May 2019
By Chris ClaytonDTN Ag Policy Editor OMAHA (DTN) -- USDA on Tuesday said its new round of trade aid "is being designed to avoid skewing planting decisions" after soybean prices fell following a Bloomberg report with details on the aid package. Bloomberg reported USDA would announce a $15 billion aid package on Thursday that would pay farmers $2 a...

ASF's Security Risks, Market Impact

22 May 2019
By Chris ClaytonDTN Ag Policy Editor OMAHA (DTN) -- A USDA official updated members of Congress on Tuesday about work to keep African swine fever from infecting the U.S. pork industry. Greg Ibach, undersecretary of marketing and regulatory programs for USDA, told lawmakers USDA has stepped up biosecurity and import control efforts for African swine...

Ag Offers Answers to Climate Change

22 May 2019
By Todd NeeleyDTN Staff Reporter OMAHA (DTN) -- Environmentalists and some other groups often accuse agriculture producers of being part of the problem when it comes to climate change. But farmers and ranchers testifying before the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday told senators they are trying to be part of the solution. Weston, Nebrask...


22 May 2019
FARM MARKET NEWS - CORN REPORT FOR Wed, May 22 Exchange rate was 1.3418 up 0.0018 Chicago corn closed slightly higher. JUL19 HI 3.96 1/2 DEC19 HI 4.13 3/4 LOW 3.86 1/4 LOW 4.04 1/2 CLOSE3.94 1/2 Up 1/4 CLOSE 4.12 3/4 Up 2 1/4 OLD CROP BASIS NEW CROP BASIS Location Spot 1mt 2mt 3mt U.S. $/bu $/mt Cntrct U.S. $/bu $/mt ELEVATORS +JUL19+SEP19+SEP19 CK...
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