Source: Purdue University/CME Group
Tuesday, December 5 at 3 PM
Farmer sentiment improves, producers credit stronger financial conditions
Agricultural producers’ sentiment increased for the second consecutive month, as the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer index rose 5 points to a reading of 115, a 12% increase compared to the previous year.
GAO recommends means testing crop insurance premiums, cutting company returns
The government could save taxpayers “hundreds of millions per year” by reducing crop insurance companies’ rate of return on the program in line with market conditions, according to the Government Accountability Office, the investigative arm of Congress.
Latest USDA farm income forecast shows a decline in 2023
The USDA has raised its 2023 projected farm income from its most recent estimate by nearly $10 million.
Source: DTN/Progressive Farmer
USFWS concludes Enlist herbicides don't put most endangered species at risk
Farmers in 10 states where the use of Enlist One and Enlist Duo herbicides had been restricted will have access to the products for the upcoming season.
Source: U.S. FDA
FDA, USDA and EPA propose national strategy to reduce U.S. food loss and waste
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a national strategy that will drive progress toward the national goal to reduce food loss and waste in the U.S. by 50% by 2030.