These States Have Best Corn Conditions
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:54AM CDT
The corn crop in Pennsylvania recorded the highest good-to-excellent rating of any state at 88%, while three other states recorded the second-highest ratings at 82%.
House Ag Advances Disaster Aid
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 11:49AM CDT
The House ag supplemental disaster aid bill provides funds under the Wildfire Hurricane Indemnity Program-Plus (WHIP-Plus) for disasters in 2020 and 2021. The bill will include payments for unharvested acres, as well as on-farm storage losses. Other aid will be provided for dairy and sugar cooperatives and California grape growers.
Fraud Verdict Against Akaushi Assoc.
Monday, July 26, 2021 2:08PM CDT
A Texas jury found HeartBrand Beef, the American Akaushi Association and Ronald Beeman, guilty of a breach of contract, concealment, intentional interference, fraud, misrepresentation, and conspiracy over refusals to provide DNA proof of parentage.
Kip Tom: UN Direction Flawed
Monday, July 26, 2021 2:06PM CDT
The United Nations is holding a three-day event this week as in preparation for a U.N. Food Systems Summit in New York planned for September. An opening panel discussion on Monday heavily criticized current global agricultural production and food systems for failing to improve global food security.