Gerald Long, president of the Georgia Farm Bureau, said loan
repayment is one the biggest concerns facing farmers in his state after the
devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. The Georgia Department of Agriculture
summed up early estimates as reported losses, noting, "... the numbers are
staggering." The losses could approach $3 billion.
See DTN Ag News. BLoan Fears After Hurricane...
USDA estimated a 3.7% drop in world wheat production in October. That
may be the most bullish news wheat hears the rest of the year.
See DTN Ag News. BTodd's Take...
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United
States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.4 million
head on Oct. 1, 2018. The inventory was 5% above Oct. 1, 2017, USDA reported
See DTN Ag News. 4^Cattle on Feed Report Summary...
Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, along with the American Farm Bureau
Federation, are taking new action in an attempt to end the Obama-era waters of
the United States rule.
See DTN Ag News. 7^Motions Filed on WOTUS...
The three-agency agreement commits USDA, EPA and FDA "to increasing
collaboration and coordination in our existing federal programs in areas of
mutual interest relating to the reduction of food loss and waste" for two
years, but does not involve any financial obligations.
See DTN Ag News. BAgencies Target Food Waste...