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Frozen Citrus in Texas
Texas Freeze Will Cost Ag Producers Millions in Lost Production

The arctic blast will cost Texas ag producers hundreds of millions of dollars. Early estimates show the citrus crop sustained at least $300 million in damage and milk producers have dumped thousands of pounds of milk.

Zach Ducheneaux Speaks at 2021 Top Producer Summit
South Dakota's DX Ranch Focuses on Growth and Community

Located on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation, the DX Ranch and its direct-to-consumer beef operation has a simple mission: Provide beef that is local, nutritious, and that improves their communities.

Charges Dropped Against Animal Rights Activist Who Trespassed at Iowa Select Farms

Matt Johnson of the activist group Direct Action Everywhere was charged with trespassing in May.

Strong West Coast Storm Could Cause Issues

Meteorologist Mike Hoffman is tracking a strong storm pushing in from the West Coast.

Broilers
Tyson Foods Agrees To Settle In Poultry Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Tyson Foods Inc. has agreed to settle a portion of a class action lawsuit alleging some of the nation’s major poultry companies conspired to fix broiler prices and rig bids.

Sausage King Jimmy Dean Adds Plant-Based Breakfast Patties

Tyson Foods Inc. is adding breakfast sandwiches with soy-protein patties to its iconic Jimmy Dean sausage line.  

Grazing western range
NCBA’s Lane Discusses Relief Payments, Transition In D.C.

NCBA vice president of governmental affairs appeared on AgriTalk with Chip Flory to discuss COVID-19 relief packages and working with the new Biden administration.

If realized, 2020 would deliver the highest net farm income the U.S. agriculture sector has seen since 2013.
USDA-ERS Predicts $119.6 Billion Net Farm Income For 2020 – The Highest Since 2013

The report says total crop receipts are expected to increase $6.5 billion from 2019 levels. Total animal product receipts are expected to decrease $9.7 billion.