USDA http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/5501/more en Strong interest in latest USDA sign-up for CRP enrollment http://farmindustrynews.com/business/strong-interest-latest-usda-sign-crp-enrollment <div class="field-byline"> By Karen McMahon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) remains popular. USDA received nearly 48,000 offers on more than 4.5 million acres of land for enrollment in the CRP. USDA will accept 3.9 million acres of the 4.5 million offered, according to an announcement made today by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/strong-interest-latest-usda-sign-crp-enrollment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/strong-interest-latest-usda-sign-crp-enrollment#comments Business National USDA Fri, 25 May 2012 15:43:00 +0000 56521 at http://farmindustrynews.com USDA seeks women, minority farmers for trade committees http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-seeks-women-minority-farmers-trade-committees <div class="field-byline"> Source: Foreign Agricultural Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA wants to increase the diversity of its seven agricultural trade advisory committees by seeking farmers who represent a minority, are women or are disabled. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-seeks-women-minority-farmers-trade-committees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-seeks-women-minority-farmers-trade-committees#comments Business USDA Fri, 21 Oct 2011 12:00:00 +0000 51131 at http://farmindustrynews.com Corn and soybean consumption coming up short http://farmindustrynews.com/business/corn-and-soybean-consumption-coming-short <div class="field-byline"> By Todd Gleason, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The high price of row crop commodities has slowed the pace of consumption. There are indications that both soybean and corn consumption will fall short of the most recent USDA projections, according to a University of Illinois ag economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/corn-and-soybean-consumption-coming-short" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/corn-and-soybean-consumption-coming-short#comments Business Ethanol Futures Import and Export Marketing and Promotion USDA Mon, 01 Aug 2011 17:50:00 +0000 49081 at http://farmindustrynews.com Save on crop insurance http://farmindustrynews.com/save-crop-insurance <div class="field-byline"> Mark Moore </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn Producers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Minnesota will have the opportunity this year to participate in a pilot</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/save-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/save-crop-insurance#comments Risk Management Agency (RMA) Fri, 01 Feb 2008 16:00:00 +0000 41534 at http://farmindustrynews.com