The Agribusiness Update
Penn State potato research shows potatoes contain fiber, resistant starch and key micronutrients that support healthy diet, and China to allow some tariff exemptions.
Farm of the Future
USDA is reminding farmers to file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form (AD-1026) with their local FSA by June 1, 2015. The 2014 Farm Bill requires producers to have the form on file in order to remain eligible, or to become eligible for crop insurance premium support — which is a new requirement.