USDA Deputy Secretary Steve Censky spoke to members of the Iowa
Soybean Association Thursday morning about trade-aid payments and the farm
bill. The status of the trade-aid payments was among the first questions from
farmers when Censky wrapped up his talk.
See DTN Ag News. =^USDA-OMB Argue Over Trade Aid...
Domestic wholesale prices for most fertilizers are expected to be
lower in the short term due to seasonally slow demand and, in some cases, a
larger-than-expected inventory carryover resulting from a poor fall application
See DTN Ag News. BDTN Fertilizer Outlook...
State rules on dicamba can override federal labels and some states
are creating additional requirements.
See DTN Ag News. BDicamba Rules Vary by State ...
The 2018 farm bill, the Agricultural Act of 2018, passed the U.S.
House 369 to 47 on Wednesday afternoon with 182 Republicans joining 187
Democrats in supporting the bill. The House vote follows an 87-13 Senate vote
for the bill on Tuesday, reflecting strong support for the bill in both
chambers of Congress.
See DTN Ag News. BCongress Passes Farm Bill ...
Despite a global potash price at its highest level in three years,
the outlook for the market is for more capacity than new demand. A fertilizer
analyst believes this situation will put pressure on potash producers with
smaller, higher-cost production facilities.
See . FGlobal Fertilizer Outlook - 3...