Responding to a request from the Agricultural Retailers Association, a USDA spokesperson said Wednesday it cannot change crop-insurance contracts to extend the planting season.
The trade dispute between the U.S. and China escalated overnight as China fired back with another round of retaliatory tariffs. China is proposing tariffs on 106 products that would equate to $50 billion with much of that could come at the cost of U.S. agricultural goods. Read moreRead More »
Ninety ag groups, including nine dairy organizations, sent a letter to President Trump last week calling for a new program to provide legal, documented workers to work in agriculture and related industries. Read moreRead More »