Landowners who wish to participate in USDA's voluntary Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program have until May 11 to submit proposals to state NRCS offices. The program purchases conservation easements to limit the conversion of farm and ranch land to non-a
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal ruled yesterday that unprocessed U.S. grain corn imported into the country have not injured Canada's domestic corn industry. The $1.65 per bushel duty that had been imposed on the grain will be lifted immediately.
Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today announced an extension of the sign-up deadlines for both the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the special CRP re-enrollment and extension opportunities from April 14 until April 28, 2006.