As coronavirus deaths continue to rapidly rise in the U.S. and
economic activity is at a standstill, USDA is likely to issue lower demand
estimates for corn, soybeans and possibly wheat in Thursday's WASDE report, due
out at 11 a.m. CDT. Tune into Thursday's post-report webinar for our thoughts,
as well as spring weather comments from DTN Senior Ag Meteorologist Bryce
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House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., talked
about the challenges facing USDA sorting out potential aid to farmers as
industry groups have proposed billions in funds for their individual
commodities. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue said USDA staff are trying to be
inclusive in the process.
See DTN Ag News. 1^USDA Working on Aid Package...
DTN Tax Columnist Rod Mauszycki discusses the complexity of
self-rental and Section 199A.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Taxlink...
A government watchdog is looking into whether EPA acted properly when
it registered dicamba in 2016 and 2018, as well as reviewing states' use of
24(c) labels, oft used for dicamba in recent years.
See DTN Ag News. 7^Fed Watchdog Eyes Dicamba...
For large parts of the country, especially in rural America, this
weekend will be among the biggest tests in the battle to "flatten the curve" on
the coronavirus pandemic as Christians celebrate Easter and families recognize
the traditional rebirth of spring.
See . FThis Easter Will Be Different...