Two U.S. Senators in the Northern Plains are asking the USDA’s Farm Service Agency to quickly allow emergency haying and grazing in the expanding drought. In a letter, John Thune from South Dakota and Amy Klobuchar from Minnesota say producers are concerned certain Conservation... Read More.
Minnesota’s Farm Service Agency director says the state has more prevent plant acres than originally thought. Whitney Place tells Brownfield farmers have taken Prevented Planting on 8,000 corn acres and 2,000 soybean acres following a wet spring. “In Minnesota we have a lot more acres... Read More.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting more than one million acres in this year’s Conservation Reserve Program General signup. Farm Service Agency Administrator Zach Ducheneaux says the organization is pleased to see continued interest in the voluntary, incentive-based program. “It really helps producers have... Read More.