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China to Make Countermeasures to U.S. Tariffs, Despite Announced Delay

AFBF

China plans to retaliate against the latest round of U.S. tariffs, despite Trump's announced delay of…

Chinese International Relations Experts: Trade War Could lead to Cold War

AFBF

Chinese experts on international relations claim the current U.S.-China trade war could lead to a cold…

Trump Delays Tariff Hike Until December

AFBF

The Trump administration will delay part of a planned tariff increase on China until December. The U.S.…

Record 19 Million Prevented Plant Acres This Year

AFBF

The Farm Service Agency reports farmers were unable to plant a record 19 million acres this year. The…

Missouri Crop Progress for Week Ending 8-11

Missouri Crop Progress for Week Ending 8-11

NASS

Temperatures last week averaged 77.0 degrees, 0.9 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.52 inches…

Illinois Crop Progress for Week Ending 8-11

Illinois Crop Progress for Week Ending 8-11

NASS

There were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending August 11, 2019. Statewide, the average…

USDA says Land Values Rising; Farm Bureau Notes Declines

American Farm Bureau Federation

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its 2019 Land Values Survey that showed land values nationwide…

China Stopping Buys of U.S. Ag Complicates Soy Market

AFBF

Brazil soybean prices are increasing after China halted purchases of U.S. agricultural products. However,…

U.S. Tariff Bill Spikes to $6 Billion Monthly

AFBF

Tariffs are now costing the U.S. up to $6 billion a month, according to Tariffs Hurt the Heartland. The…

China Responds to Trump, Currency Manipulation Claims

AFBF

China warns the escalating trade war will result in financial market chaos. China has already announced…

China Stops Purchases of U.S. Ag Products

AFBF

China has reportedly told its commodity buyers to stop all imports of U.S. agricultural products. The…

Third-Crop Hay Well Underway in Missouri

Third-Crop Hay Well Underway in Missouri

NASS

Temperatures last week averaged 74.9 degrees, 1.5 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.97 inches…

Only 29 Percent of Illinois Corn at Dough Stage

Only 29 Percent of Illinois Corn at Dough Stage

NASS

There were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday. Statewide, the average temperature…

Ag Getting Attention in Democratic Debates

American Farm Bureau Federation

Agriculture seems to be breaking through as a piece of the environmental puzzle for Democratic presidential…

Trump Plans Tariff Increase Against China

AFBF

President Donald Trump plans to begin enacting additional tariffs on China to pressure negotiators to…

U.S.-China Talks to Continue in September

AFBF

The U.S. and China will resume trade talks in September following meetings this week in Beijing. A White…

U.S. Ethanol Near the Breaking Point?

AFBF

The Trump Administration’s trade war with China and the surge in small oil refinery RFS exemptions have…

Big Trade Week On Two Fronts

AFBF

The U.S. and China are trying to “reset” trade discussions after talks broke down back in May. Politico…

Missouri Farmers Get Nearly 6 Days for Fieldwork

Missouri Farmers Get Nearly 6 Days for Fieldwork

NASS

Temperatures last week averaged 73.7 degrees, 3.8 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.84 inches…

Illinois Farmers Get Nearly 7 Days for Fieldwork

Illinois Farmers Get Nearly 7 Days for Fieldwork

NASS

There were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday. Statewide, the average temperature…

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