After a six year period of dormancy, Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has sent a draft of rules changes to the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) act to the White House for final review.
With a large increase in corn acres, and declining ethanol demand, the U.S. could be swimming in supplies. That’s why one analyst thinks there's downside price risk with putting corn in the ground this year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed rules on Wednesday it said will help protect chicken producers from mistreatment by the small group of meat companies that control most of the country's production.
Corn and soybean producers aren’t the only ones feeling the squeeze of wet weather. Cattle and dairy producers are left wondering what this means for their access to feed, and how soon they should lock in inventory.