The nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization will be short $1.4 billion in resources over the next six months. COVID-19 related issues have led to a 30% increase to the baseline six-month operating costs.
With many farmers markets around the U.S. shut down to respect the need for social distancing and decrease the spread of COVID-19, thousands of growers are left with no market and no options for their products.
Help your crop get off to the best start possible by managing for risk early. Because more wet conditions are likely, understand how that interacts with risk of diseases and what diseases are more likely this year.
President Trump hopes to sign a trade deal to open more agricultural and industrial opportunities with India shortly after the conclusion of the Senate impeachment trial, according to Pro Farmer’s Jim Wiesemeyer.
With the phase one trade deal with China official, farmers are expecting more positive momentum in the markets. However, they shouldn’t expect an extension of the MFP, according to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.
The U.S. Census of Agriculture showed that farm sizes are growing, while the overall number of farms diminished by 3.2%. In total, there are 2,042,220 farms in the U.S. This accounts for 900,217,576 acres of land.