Crops Marketing and Management Update

In a typical year, the August Crop Production report provides insight into the size of the corn and soybean crops. The historically late-planted corn and soybean crops have created uncertainty about the planted area and yield potential. The August reports included a re-survey of planted area in states that account for 85% of U.S. corn and soybean production.

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MarketingJennifer Elwell
Latest Round of MFP Payments Announced

USDA has announced the specific details regarding the latest round of Market Facilitation Payments (MFP) totaling up to $14.5 billion of direct payments to eligible farmers. These payments are in response to the estimated adverse impact that U.S. farmers are experiencing related to retaliatory tariffs and other non-tariff barriers being assessed during the on-going trade dispute.

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PolicyJennifer Elwell