Thursday, May 28, 2020 6:14AM CDT
USDA and prosecutors are investigating whether the meatpacking industry is manipulating prices. The federal government did the same thing 100 years ago when antitrust prosecutors broke up meat monopolies. Can they repeat the process Politico asks?
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 12:42PM CDT
Enrollment in CFAP through local USDA Service Centers (Farm Service Agency offices) will begin May 26, and USDA expects payments could go out to producers within a week after sign-up begins. The CFAP includes aid for livestock producers, commodity producers and specialty crops producers.