Source: United States International Trade Commission
The U.S. International Trade Commission, which governs how tariffs are administered, voted this week to lift tariffs on ammonium nitrate from Russia and Trinidad and Tobago. This could be good news for farmers as fertilizer prices continue to soar.
USDA recently signaled that the second of three rounds of Market Facilitation Program payments, i.e., payments that were tentative to be paid in November 2019, will be available to producers in late November or early December.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the USDA will take several actions to assist farmers in response to what the department says is trade damage from unjustified retaliation and trade disruption.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag, we’re on the road at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Jeff Hadacheck from Wisconsin-Madison discusses the long term economic benefits of integrating winter wheat in your corn-soybean rotation. Plus, we visit with Brandon Somers at the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) insights meeting. Somers talks about his ideal no-till planter.
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