The possibility of a one-year extension grows as farm bill negotiations run deeper into the summer. On a call with reporters this morning, Iowa U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said he asked Senate Ag Committee chair Debbie Stabenow about timing right before the July 4th... Read More.
The Midwest Association of State Departments of Agriculture is having its annual meeting in Minneapolis this week. Minnesota Department of Ag Commissioner Thom Petersen tells Brownfield the farm bill is a pressing issue. “Time is running tight. I think after the debt ceiling agreement... Read More.
The moisture that traditionally comes with an El Niño could miss a key part of the 2023 growing season. Drew Lerner with World Weather Incorporated says El Niño’s influence is expected to hit major U.S. crop growing areas in the later summer and autumn,... Read More.