The story of John Duarte and 450 acres in Northern California is a complicated matter. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it’s a tale of a clear violation of the Clean Water Act. Duarte, on the other hand, says the real story is about assumptions and overreach by the government.“I call it peeling the onion because this thing goes so many layers deep,” he says.
As planted acreage decreased in 2017/18 when compared to year ago, corn production is expected to decrease nearly 600 million bushels. Read moreRead More »
The farm bill that will be taken up by the Senate Agriculture Committee next week will look a lot like the current farm bill with some tweaks to commodity and conservation programs, but no radical changes from current law. Read moreRead More »