Ag leaders and economists plan to go to USDA next month armed with data on why farmers will need another Market Facilitation Program (MFP) in 2020, according to Pro Farmer policy analyst Jim Wiesemeyer.
Damage to the dairy sector has increased with raw milk dumping increasing in Wisconsin and elsewhere. Pro Farmer's Jim Wiesemeyer expects USDA to announce some form of assistance for dairy producers next week.
In an exclusive interview with the DC Signal to Noise Podcast, House Ag Committee Chairman Collin Peterson comments on some important farm, trade and energy policy issues, along with his potential re-election timeline.
Several health-care companies are examining options for their animal-health business looking to replicate the success of Zoetis Inc., whose shares have almost tripled in value since it separated from Pfizer Inc. in 2013.
Livestock groups strongly support bipartisan legislation reintroduced last week by Sens. John Hoeven, R-ND, and Michael Bennet, D-CO, to reform U.S. DOT Hours of Service and Electronic Logging Device regulations.