Beginning on Tuesday, May 26, the USDA Farm Service Agency will begin accepting applications from producers with COVID-related losses for a wide range of commodities. Learn more about how payments will be calculated for various commodities.
On April 17, the USDA unveiled details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program for agriculture, which includes $16 billion in direct support to agricultural producers and $3 billion to purchase and distribute agriculture products to Americans in need. Read a summary of these two main components.
The United States economy looks robust at the midpoint of the first quarter. Chris Laughton reports on current GDP growth, unemployment, consumer spending, interest rates and commodity markets and their 2018 projections in this U.S. economy update.