Friday, October 18, 2019

President Trump’s exclusive message to farmers

http://serve.castfire.com/s:fm_website_iIuDe/audio/3687829/President_Trump_Farmers_Address_2019-10-12-151829.128.mp3

Parkview receives “farm to school” grant

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Fort Wayne-based Parkview Health has received a $34,000 federal grant to start a "Farm to School" program with area school...

Anti-Dumping Dispute on Tomatoes Avoided

Mexican tomato growers have signed a deal to raise the prices of the tomatoes they sell in the U.S. market. Politico says that ends...

Chinese Delegation Heads Home Early

Chinese trade negotiators did an about-face on Friday, canceling a visit to meet U.S. farmers after they wrapped up trade talks in Washington last...

Continuing Resolution Includes MFP Payments

On a bipartisan vote of 301 to 123, the House passed a continuing resolution that funds the government through November 21. The resolution includes...

H2A Program Re-Do

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement highlighting actions announced by the Department of Labor (DOL) which will modernize the burdensome...

USDA releases September 1 crop forecast for Indiana

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - The USDA has released its crop forecast for September in Indiana.  Click on the link below to view the...

ARC, PLC Enrollment Open

The Department of Agriculture this week opened enrollment for the Agriculture Risk Coverage, and Price Loss Coverage programs. Agriculture Risk Coverage, known as ARC,...

Citibank: No End to Trade War Before 2020 Election

A top U.S. investment bank sees no conclusion to the U.S.-China trade war before the 2020 presidential elections. In a new report, Citibank says...

White House Considering Biofuel Quota Boost

Reports are that top Trump Administration officials have put together a plan that would give a five percent boost to the renewable fuels blending...

McKinney: No USMCA Sales to Canada So Far

Canadians are pleased with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement. However, the Hagstrom Report says U.S. companies haven’t yet made any new sales in Canada based...

Hemp farming gaining popularity in Indiana

GAS CITY, Ind. (Network Indiana): Hemp became legal to grow in Indiana last month and already many farmers are getting in on the business. Hemp...

Local farmers honored at State Fair

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Six area farms received the Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair Wednesday. The award honors families that have made...

Big revenue drop expected for Indiana corn, soybean crops

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An agriculture economist is projecting a nearly 20% drop in revenue for Indiana's corn and soybean crops this year. That prediction from...

Chinese Allow Tariff-Free Purchases from the U.S.

The Chinese government permitted several domestic companies to purchase U.S. agricultural products without tariffs. People familiar with the situation tell Bloomberg that the companies...

Japanese in D-C for Trade Talks

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told Agri-Pulse last week that a delegation from Japan will be in Washington this week for trade negotiations. The...

Application Period for MFP Payments Opens

Farm Service Agency offices starting today (Monday) are accepting producer applications for the Market Facilitation Program payments announced last week. The payments are part...

USDA Says Hemp Rules Ready In August

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week that it will complete the federal rules governing domestic hemp production by August. The website Hemp...

USDA announces next round of M.F.P. payments

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) - The USDA officials announced the next round of M.F.P. payments.  Rob Winters talks about the announcement and the area...

Holcomb requests disaster declaration for area farmland

INDIANAPOLIS (Press Release): Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced today that the state of Indiana is requesting a U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretarial disaster designation...

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