Disaster Relief Advances
Friday, May 24, 2019 4:41PM CDT
The U.S. Senate passed a $19.1 billion disaster package Thursday, with Congress providing more than $3 billion in disaster aid for farmers to pay for losses from disasters that occurred in 2018 and 2019.
Group: Beef Checkoffs Unconstitutional
Friday, May 24, 2019 9:02AM CDT
R-CALF is seeking a permanent injunction against beef councils in 15 states: Montana, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.
Spring Forage Update
Friday, May 24, 2019 9:00AM CDT
The cool, wet spring has afforded ample moisture to most areas of the Midwest, which should be good news when the weather finally warms up, but which has also slowed growth of many forages, potentially affecting yields.
View From the Cab
Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:03PM CDT
Weather continues to dominate the attention of our View From the Cab correspondents this week, but they are making planting progress.