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Dairy Margin Coverage will “make a big difference in 2021”

USDA's Farm Service Agency this year issued four Dairy Margin Coverage payments, as dairy producers were pressed by the coronavirus pandemic. The current USDA...

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COVID-19 relief, African swine fever among NPPC’s top 2021 priorities

United States pork producers "experienced a tough year," largely due to disruptions caused by coronavirus. The National Pork Producers Council continues to work hard...

NWS predicts unseasonable warmth and dryness in December

The latest outlooks from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center show elevated chances of unseasonable warmth and dryness for Iowa in December. Iowa state...

Soybean exports hit another marketing-year low

For the fourth straight week, US soybean exports have hit a marketing-year low as China has continued its recent pullback of purchases. According to...

Senator Grassley calls for more oversight of farm program payments

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has been a loud advocate for accountability in payments that are issued as part of farm programs. During the last...

Bipartisan aid package pitched in Congress

A bipartisan group of lawmakers announced a proposed coronavirus aid package that would cost $908 billion overall and would contain $26 billion for nutrition...

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