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USDA Provides Resources, Hosts Webinar on Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2

Interested in finding the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 payment rates for the eligible commodities you grow or raise? Our new, easy-to-use CFAP 2 Eligible Commodities Finder makes finding payment rates specific to your operation simple. From yam to alpaca farmers – and everyone in between – the payment

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NAWG letter to Congress re COVID relief for farmers

July 21, 2020 The Honorable Mitch McConnell The Honorable Nancy Pelosi The Honorable Chuck Schumer The Honorable Kevin McCarthy Dear Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, and Leader McCarthy: On behalf of the wheat growing members of the National Association of Wheat Growers’ 20 state associations, weRead more

FHB Update from South Dakota, 06/08/2020

FHB Update from South Dakota, 06/08/2020

Most of the winter wheat in South Dakota is now at flowering. This growth stage coincides with the Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) disease development. Currently the FHB prediction tool is showing the central parts and a few scattered areas in west SD to have moderate

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SD Producers – PPP Ag Resources

SD Producers – PPP Ag Resources

By Dan Nordberg and Jaime Wood The devastating impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has tested the will of millions of agricultural businesses and farms throughout rural communities all over our nation, but help is on the way. Congress recently passed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

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U.S.-Japan Tariff Agreement is a Good Deal for Wheat Farmers and Their Customers

Joint Statement Contact: Amanda J. Spoo, Director of Communications, U.S. Wheat Associates ajae.spoo@uswheat.org, (571) 384-2847 Caitlin Eanello, Director of Communications, National Association of Wheat Growers ceanello@wheatworld.org, (202) 547-7800 U.S.-Japan Tariff Agreement is a Good Deal for Wheat Farmers and Their Customers Washington, D.C. (September 25, 2019) –

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FHB Update from SD, 07/17/19

FHB Update from SD, 07/17/19

Spring wheat is mostly done flowering but for some of the fields that were planted late and are yet to reach flowering, these are still at risk for Fusarium head blight (FHB/Scab) to develop. The FHB prediction tool is showing moderate to high risk for FHB to

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FHB Update from SD, 07/01/19

FHB Update from SD, 07/01/19

Most of the winter wheat crop is past the window for fungicide application for FHB (scab) management. However, spring wheat in SD varies from jointing to flowering across the state; therefore, spring wheat may have a long window of exposure to conducive weather conditions for scab to

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Prevented Planting Cover Crop Relief – 06/20/2019

Prevented Planting Cover Crop Relief – 06/20/2019

From the USDA BULLETIN NO.: MGR-19-015 TO: All Approved Insurance Providers All Risk Management Agency Field Offices All Other Interested Parties FROM: Martin R. Barbre /s/ Martin R. Barbre Administrator SUBJECT: Prevented Planting Cover Crop Relief BACKGROUND: Historical flooding and excessive rainfall throughout much of the country will

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FHB Update from SD, 06/24/19

FHB Update from SD, 06/24/19

  Fusarium head blight (FHB or scab) predicted risk is increasing for some locations in the northeast, southeast, and along Missouri River in SD. The risk is likely to increase especially for spring wheat, which is just starting to head. For locations found in the yellow and

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FHB Update from SD, 06/17/19

FHB Update from SD, 06/17/19

A good proportion of winter wheat in South Dakota is now in bloom (anthesis) or past bloom as of the week of June 17. The Fusarium head blight (FHB) predicted risk has not changed from last week (remains low) because of generally low relative humidity, which is

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