The production of cell-cultured meat or alternative proteins will soon receive federal oversight from three agencies.However, some cattle groups say there are still limited details. USDA’s Food Saf

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will both be involved in regulatory oversight of cell-culture food originating from livestock and poultry, also kno

Friday is the day the USDA releases a mountain of grain reports all at one time because of a delay caused by the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Those reports will include Crop Production

U.S. Farmers are seeing some movement when it comes to soybeans this week but what about U.S. beef exports?The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hasn’t released its November numbers past October d

While the government reopened this week, the 35-day shutdown caused some issues for farmers applying for Farm Service Agency programs. This week, USDA released a list of FSA program deadline extension

All USDA county Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices reopened today amid the partial government shutdown now in its fifth week.USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Tuesday that more than 9,700 FSA emplo

This Friday should have been the publication of USDA’s January Cattle on Feed report.  (Maybe read the title in the voice of Johnny Cash singing Ghost Riders in the Sky).  The report will not be r

A sale barn in South Dakota recently saw a larger than normal amount of cattle go through the auction ring and the influx is being attributed to the government shutdown.The Jan. 18 and 21 cattle sales

Updated at 2:08 p.m. CST on Jan. 22. Several USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) county-level employees who work in multiple states told AgWeb.com on Monday night that they are reporting back to work this

Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen amid the partial government shutdown to provide loan and payment assistance for farmers and ranchers according to USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue.From a USDA