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Illinois Corn, Soybeans: New Margin Protection Insurance – Should You Switch?

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: New Margin Protection Insurance – Should You Switch?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Sep 11, 2017

Margin Protection is a new insurance product available for insuring corn and soybeans in Illinois. Some farmers may find Margin Protection beneficial. Farmers who purchase Area Risk Protection (ARP) may find switching to Margin Protection attractive if they want to

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Ag Appropriations: Cottonseed Eligible for PLC Program; Dairy Farmers Get MPP Monthly – DTN

Ag Appropriations: Cottonseed Eligible for PLC Program; Dairy Farmers Get MPP Monthly – DTN

👤By Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent 🕔Jul 21, 2017

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed a fiscal year 2018 Agriculture appropriations bill that would provide new aid to both cotton and dairy producers.  The bill would designate cotton seed as eligible for the Price Loss Coverage program while

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Farm Bill: Cutting Crop Insurance is ‘Baloney’ says House Ag Chief Economist – DTN

Farm Bill: Cutting Crop Insurance is ‘Baloney’ says House Ag Chief Economist – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 9, 2017

There are more questions than answers about the details and timing of the next farm bill debate, two key staffers for the House and Senate agriculture committees told an overflow audience of farmers at the American Farm Bureau Federation‘s national

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