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FSA: More than 747,500 acres of rice went unplanted this season

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More than 19.4 million acres of farmland nationwide went unplanted this season, according to an Aug. 12 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency. This marks the most prevented plant acres reported since FSA began releasing the report in 2007 and 17.49 million acres more than reported at this time in 2018. Of those prevented plant acres, ... Read More »

Don’t expect USDA market reports, ag statistics during government shut down

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Don’t look for any type of U.S. Department of Agriculture market reports, ag statistics or supply and demand estimates as long as the government remains shut down. That was the status update the USDA issued Dec. 28, 2018, one of the last days its public relations department was still working. Some functions, such as inspection of agricultural goods — including ... Read More »