Monday, August 8, 2022 12:59PM CDT
The $739 billion bill focuses on spurring renewable energy and reducing emissions, but also allows Medicare to negotiate drug rates and it increases eligibility for the Affordable Care Act. The bill has provisions tied to climate-smart agriculture and renewable energy that would inject more funds into both of those areas.
Friday, August 5, 2022 4:42PM CDT
USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service released its survey on farmland values Friday. The report looks at all farm real estate, which averaged $3,800 per acre nationally, up 12.4%. The report also breaks out cropland, irrigated versus non-irrigated, as well as pasture values.