Most farmers are done planting and replanting. Now they'll turn to
prevented planting acre management and managing crops that got a rough start to
See . FDTN Field Roundup ...
The National Pork Producers Council has challenged FDA's regulations
concerning gene editing, arguing the rules classifying genetically modified
animals as a "drug" could hamper the industry. With President Donald Trump
signing an executive order on biotechnology earlier this month, the pork
industry and USDA secretary want FDA to loosen its regulatory oversight.
See DTN Ag News. BEdit FDA Regulation for Genes...
Ninety-six percent of intended corn acres and 85% of intended soybean
acres were planted as of Sunday, June 23, according to this week's USDA NASS
Crop Progress report.
See DTN Ag News. BUSDA Weekly Crop Progress...
Volunteers in communities throughout the Southern Plains have been
quick to offer help to farmers and ranchers affected by devastating floods this
See DTN Ag News. :^Floods Hit S. Plains Cattle...
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said USDA is looking to boost
indemnity coverage for prevented planting claims. He's also pushing EPA harder
on small-refinery exemptions after President Donald Trump asked about
exemptions given to refiners such as Exxon Mobil.
See DTN Ag News. BPerdue Highlights Farmer Aid...
Reps. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., and Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., introduced legislation that would set a June 1 deadline for small-refinery waiver applications, as well as make information public about the companies seeking waivers.