Aid avoids skewing planting decisions with direct payments at county, not commodity, level, plus $1.4 billion for domestic food aid and $100 million for market development.
U.S. Grains Council support helps build markets from ground up for increasing livestock production in Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia.
During STB hearing, Corn Refiners Assn. said rail fees warrant investigations and clarification of “reasonableness.”
African swine fever vaccine still up to eight years out from commercialization.
First-quarter export numbers show trade and disease outbreak plague animal protein sector.
Lawsuit filed by R-CALF USA contends state beef councils in 15 states are not acting in their cattle producers' interest.
Updated: USDA releases details of trade aid package.