Tag: USDA

by George Jared -

USDA to undertake rare extra data collecting on crops

Arkansas’ weather-volatile planting season has been reflected in the recently released United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service acreage report, with the agency saying it would be collecting…

by The City Wire staff -

U.S. live cattle herd declines

Sustained droughts not only pushed more cattle to slaughter in recent years, but has also kept the overall herd numbers down as ranchers retained fewer heifers. The U.S. Department of…