A Midwestern governor is asking Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack to update payments that are made to cattle producers through the Livestock Indemnity Program. In a letter to the Secretary on Friday, Nebraska’s Jim Pillen says current LIP payments are 50 percent of the market... Read More.
Eighteen southern Wisconsin counties are eligible for USDA natural disaster emergency loan assistance because of persistent drought conditions. The five primary counties are Columbia, Dane, Iowa, Jefferson, and Sauk. Producers in the thirteen contiguous counties are also eligible for disaster aid. They are Adams,... Read More.