The Van Trump Report

Month: September 2020

The Media Continues to Drive the Message, Pushing Words that Will Change the Way We Farm! Pay Close Attention… “Socially Sustainable”, “Climate Change”, “Clean Energy”, “Transparency”

People’s desire to know how and where their food is grown as well wanting more transparency across the entire process is a growing trend that is changing how we farm and attracting some of the most innovative minds to our industry to tackle this task. Most agree the current manner in which food is both …

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CRISPR-Engineered Produce Getting Closer to Grocery Aisles

Food startup Pairwise is hoping to have some of its CRISPR-edited produce items in grocery store aisles as soon as 2022. In August, the USDA gave Pairwise the green light to proceed with commercialization of its new varieties of Brassica juncea, a leafy green most of us know as mustard greens. What’s more, they say …

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CFAP 2 and Final USDA Changes to Farm Operator Rules

U.S. producers have $13 billion in new coronavirus aid headed their way using funds added to the Commodity Credit Corp. under the CARES Act last Spring. The second round of aid falls under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, dubbed CFAP 2. Congress had authorized additional borrowing authority for the USDA for the purpose in coronavirus-relief …

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“Highly Volatile” Zoom Call Featuring Kevin, Andy, and a Few of Their Friends & Leaders From the Ag Space

This is one you don’t want to miss as it features Andy Daniels, Carter Williams, John Newton, Darwin Melynk and myself. Overall, we discuss hot topics that are having and will have impact on our businesses and lives including the China trade deal, grain markets, our overall economy, the upcoming Presidential election, the growing wealth gap, …

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