Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns Friday extended the window for emergency livestock grazing on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for farmers and ranchers who are impacted by drought in 30 states.
If you operate farmland belonging to someone else, how much less cash rent would you have to pay if farm program payments were eliminated? Or if we ask the farmland owner the same question, how much less cash rent would you charge if government program pay
Eldon Gould, an Illinois farmer who is administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency, said Wednesday that early estimates of crop insurance indemnity payments for 2006 losses by U.S. farmers are likely to be twice as big as pay
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns announced yesterday that USDA will hold a conference on June 27-28 in Kansas City, Missouri, to examine risk management issues and strategies associated with alternative energy production and use in the agriculture sector