(IARN) — United States cattle producers have their work cut out for them, as heightened precipitation levels continue to sweep across the nation.
State officials recorded wetter than normal conditions for January. Meteorologists forecasted wet conditions, coming off of Iowa’s tenth wettest year. Additional precipitation amounts challenge Midwest cattle producers. Read more
(IARN) — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Economic Research Service (ERS) expects net farm income to rise in 2020. Early forecasts suggest a three-percent increase, bringing total net farm income to $96.7 billion. Read more
Statewide Iowa — An Iowa State University report finds it will cost less to plant some crops this spring. Report author Alejandro Plastina says that includes the state’s two major crops. Read more
(IARN) — United States cattle producers met this week in San Antonio for the Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show. Read more
(IARN) — Agricultural producers soon need to finalize crop insurance plans.
United States farmers have until March 15 to enroll in the Agriculture Risk Loss (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. Read more
(IARN) — President Donald J. Trump today announced the United States intends to initiate trade agreement negotiations with the Republic of Kenya following a meeting at the White House with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. Read more