Recent Stories by Anna-Lisa Laca
May 22, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
In a letter sent to Democratic leaders in Congress on Wednesday, President Trump urged lawmakers to approve the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement before taking up infrastructure legislation.
The path to ratification of the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement took a step forward on Monday when Canada and Mexico removed retaliatory tariffs on many products.
May 20, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
Some market analysts say the May 20 crop progress report from USDA will show the potential for trendline corn yields this year is now gone.
May 16, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
While some support the President’s trade tactics, others don’t.
May 09, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
A pending disaster aid bill dominated talk at a House agriculture subcommittee hearing on the farm economy Thursday.
May 07, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
A $17 billion disaster aid bill, which has met numerous snags along each step of the process, is moving to the House rules committee today, a sign relief for affected producers could be near.
May 06, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
Farmers throughout the Corn Belt are severely behind the five-year average when it comes to planting corn.
Apr 29, 2019 by Anna-Lisa Laca
As of April 28, USDA reports 15% of the nation’s corn crop is planted.