The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) is providing remote assistance and additional flexibilities for farmers and ranchers. The agency says this is in response to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the nation.
After an extremely wet year in 2019, farmers in many states should expect at least a moderate risk of flooding this spring. This includes some of the top corn- and soybean-producing states in the country.
With many farmers markets around the U.S. shut down to respect the need for social distancing and decrease the spread of COVID-19, thousands of growers are left with no market and no options for their products.
Farmers wondering where the money from the MIR162, AgriSure Viptera, settlement went will soon have their questions answered in the form of a check. The first payments to class action members will be in the mail soon.