Senator Pete Ricketts, the Republican from Nebraska, is advocating for essential worker status for the 50,000 employees of the US Dept. of Agriculture amid government shutdown concerns.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai will make a speech at the event focusing on reforming the World Trade Organization for greater effectiveness and inclusivity.
Seven out of the eight major fertilizers saw recent price decreases. However, one key type of fertilizer bucked the overall trend with an 11-percent rise.
Dwindling water levels along the mighty Mississippi River are creating challenges for the U.S. agriculture industry and impacting global shipping market.
Historical data shows farmers today are weathering spikes in fertilizer prices more effectively than producers did fifty years ago.
Katherine Tai will be in India this weekend to discuss the country’s controversial ban on white rice exports.
The trade move would affect imports from China, Germany, and Canada.
Just last week, anhydrous was down six percent, and experts say farmers are looking to lock in an attractive deal on fertilizer before fall.
Researchers at Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute found human sewage, not fertilizer, is mainly responsible for dangerous nitrogen levels in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon.
As the weather pattern moves to the Southern Hemisphere, producers there could see ripple effects, USDA Meteorologist Mark Brusberg says. A bumper crop in South America will ultimately impact U.S. farmers as well.
Some of the nation’s top crops could cost farmers less to plant next year, according to new research from the USDA’s Economic Research Service.
The European Commission‘s decision to extend Ukrainian import restrictions is receiving some backlash.
Kelsey Griesheim with North Dakota State University spoke with RFD-TV’s own Susanne Alexander to give us a closer look at the research. which found that corn crops glean about 67 percent of nitrogen from soil.
Chinese soybean imports may soon be coming from a different country. Imports from Brazil were down in 2022, but Chinese soybean imports from the U.S. are on the rise.