This Week in Agribusiness, Aug. 8, 2020
Trade with China, 100 years of ASA, challenges and crop conditions, as well as land prices and sales are hot topics this week.
19 new members join EPA advisory board
EPA announces 33 members of the Environmental Financial Advisory Board, which provides ideas and advice to EPA.
Congress considers extending loan relief
Rural Equal Aid Act extends COVID-19 payment relief to rural small businesses and nonprofits.
More questions about beef industry
House ag leaders ask USDA to evaluate cattle market structure, price discovery, price reporting and purchasing mandates.
Hemp grows in southeast Missouri fields
A farmer takes a stab at raising hemp for fiber and offers lessons on planting.
Ag-tech acquisition advances digital tools
Nutrien acquires Agbridge in a move to broaden availability of data for applicators and farmers.
Farm Progress America, August 10, 2020
Max Armstrong look at a Minnesota survey exploring the impact of the pandemic on local meat processors and the farmers they serve
Morning Market Review for Aug. 10, 2020
Wheat falls on rising global supplies. (Comments are updated by 7:30 a.m. Central Time.)
USDA changes Emergency Haying and Grazing Provisions
Approval will be based on drought severity as determined by the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Afternoon Market Recap for Aug. 10, 2020
Corn prices test modest gains.