NCGA commends FSA revision to administrative rules for ARC
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently approved a modification allowing growers on a farm with one or more tracts outside the administrative county the option to recalculate Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC)-County benefits based on the farm’s physical location.
Study: High soymeal concentration in pig diets may help curb diseases
A new University of Illinois study has found that increasing concentrations of soybean meal in the diets of weanling pigs, above industry standards, may be beneficial for pigs infected with the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV).
We have sat through meetings in which leaders of the major farm organizations and officials from the USDA promoted crop insurance as a way to provide risk management for U.S. farmers without opening the door for WTO challenges to U.S. safety net programs for farmers.