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USDA Planting Report Forecasts Slightly Bigger Corn Crop
April 1 - A crop report issued by the Agriculture Department indicates that America’s farmers are preparing to plant 97.3 million acres of corn, one of the largest crops in history, according to the... >>more
USDA Announces Commodity Credit Corporation Lending Rates for April 2013
April 1 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Commodity Credit Corporation has announced interest rates for April 2013. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for April 2013 is 0.125 percent, unchanged... >>more
Secretary Vilsack Launches USDA "StrikeForce" Initiative to Boost Rural Economic Growth
March 27 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture will launch its "StrikeForce" initiative in 10 additional states. The primary goal of the... >>more
USDA Announces No Marketing Quota for 2014 Wheat Crop
March 27 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced that no marketing quota will be in effect for the 2014 wheat crop, a declaration required by current circumstances.
The Food, Conservation... >>more
Rural Mainstreet Hiring Rate Back to Pre-recession Levels
March 26 - Growth continued for the Rural Mainstreet economy during March according to the latest survey of bank CEOs in a 10-state area.
Overall: The Rural Mainstreet Index,... >>more