By : Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist, Written collaboratively by Tracey Erickson; Tom Peterson, SDDP Executive Director; and Dani Hanson, Policy Advisor SD Department of Agriculture, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu
Given the recent havoc endured by… Continue reading
(Washington, D.C., July 24, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation. President Trump directed Secretary… Continue reading
February results for U.S. pork and beef exports were well above year-ago levels, with pork exports posting the strongest February volume on record, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by USMEF.
Pork exports reached 197,025 metric tons (mt)… Continue reading
Acting Deputy Agriculture Secretary Michael Young today announced that a contract renewal sign-up is underway for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), USDA’s largest working lands conservation program with more than 80 million acres enrolled. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service… Continue reading
USDA announced this week it will make $6 million available to Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas ranchers affected by wildfires through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The funds will assist livestock producers attempting to restore grazing lands, rebuild fencing and… Continue reading