Current Issues

Payment Limit Update-Summary of Interim Reporting Solution

Below is an update from the Chairman of the NCC Payment Limit Technical Working Group on the Interim Reporting Process for the 2014 crop year.  While it’s a work in progress and not without challenges, FSA has reached a point where they are ready to begin attribution of benefits for this crop year.  As stated in the [...]

A Look at China’s New Political and Economic Trends Under the New Normal

Here is our analysis report on this year’s ‘Two Sessions’ that finished on March 15th, 2015.  As we understand it, the outcomes of the ‘Two Sessions’  can be summarized in 3 points: The Chinese economy will continue to slow down under increased pressure from economic adjustment and proactive reform in 2015 The economy isn't declining [...]

House Ag Hearing on the CFTC’s 2015 Agenda

  Overview For questions please contact Kwon park at (202) 547-3035. Yesterday, the House Agriculture Committee had a hearing on the 2015 Agenda for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC or Commission). CFTC Chairman Massad was the sole witness. Please click on the link below for more information. HOUSE AG HEARDING ON CFTC'S 2015 AGENDA

Procedures for Contacting USDA-Kansas City Commodity Office