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Deadline extended for U.S. farmers seeking federal aid from COVID-19 damage

11 Aug 2020

CHICAGO U.S. farmers impacted by the economic shutdown as the coronavirus hammered the global economy have more time to apply for aid from the federal government.

Derecho winds tear through U.S. farmland, leave 500,000-plus without power

11 Aug 2020

CHICAGO A storm packing hurricane-force winds tore across the U.S. Midwest on Monday, causing widespread property damage in cities and rural towns and leaving more than half a million homes and businesses without power. | Video

Derecho winds tear through U.S. farmland, leave 500,000-plus without power

11 Aug 2020

CHICAGO, Aug 10 A storm packing hurricane-force winds tore across the U.S. Midwest on Monday, causing widespread property damage in cities and rural towns and leaving more than half a million homes and businesses without power.

LIVESTOCK-Live cattle gains on cash market strength

10 Aug 2020

CHICAGO, Aug 10 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures gained on Monday, as the cash market strengthened and packers looked to pickup slaughter rates, brokers said.

GRAINS-Soybeans gain on export sales, corn perks up on dry weather

10 Aug 2020

* Soybeans add as exports continue to build (New throughout; changes byline, dateline, previous HAMBURG)

UPDATE 1-U.S. farm groups ask for more time to apply for COVID-19 aid

07 Aug 2020

CHICAGO, Aug 7 Twenty-eight farm groups asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday to extend the deadline for farmers to apply for coronavirus assistance payments and try harder to reach more growers hurt by the pandemic.

Farm groups ask U.S. for more time to apply for COVID-19 aid

07 Aug 2020

CHICAGO Twenty-eight U.S. farm groups asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday to extend the deadline for farmers to apply for coronavirus assistance payments and try harder to reach more growers hurt by the pandemic.

Farm groups ask U.S. for more time to apply for COVID-19 aid

07 Aug 2020

CHICAGO, Aug 7 Twenty-eight U.S. farm groups asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday to extend the deadline for farmers to apply for coronavirus assistance payments and try harder to reach more growers hurt by the pandemic.

Morning glories and mustard: U.S. investigates unsolicited seed mystery

31 Jul 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. Agriculture Department has identified more than a dozen plant species ranging from morning glories to mustard in bags of unsolicited seeds arriving in the mailboxes of thousands of Americans, mostly postmarked from China.

Morning glories and mustard: U.S. investigates unsolicited seed mystery

31 Jul 2020

CHICAGO, July 31 The U.S. Agriculture Department has identified more than a dozen plant species ranging from morning glories to mustard in bags of unsolicited seeds arriving in the mailboxes of thousands of Americans, mostly postmarked from China.

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