Farm Bill Program Deadlines Approaching – Need Help Making a Decision? Dec 18, 2019

🕔Dec 18, 2019
Decision deadlines are approaching under the 2018 Farm Bill. This article covers deadlines and lists considerations when choosing between the commodity title alternatives of Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price […]

Facing Delayed Harvest? Contact Your Insurance Agent Dec 9, 2019

🕔Dec 9, 2019
USDA reminds insured producers nationwide who currently participate in Federal Crop Insurance and are facing a delay in harvesting their crop to contact their crop insurance agent and file a […]

Midwest – Can Corn Overwinter? Risks And Uncertainty Abound – DTN Dec 5, 2019

🕔Dec 5, 2019
The ugly trifecta of 2019 — late planting, high-moisture corn and plentiful rain and snow — has left many farmers facing unharvested cornfields into December and possibly beyond. Of all […]

Crop Insurance: USDA Extends Flexibility on Premiums Nov 15, 2019

🕔Nov 15, 2019
The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced it will continue to defer accrual of interest for 2019 crop year insurance premiums to help the wide swath of farmers and […]

Delayed Harvest? Contact Your Crop Insurance Agent. Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
Producers in several states, including North Dakota and Minnesota, have been affected by extremely wet and snowy conditions this fall. “Impacted producers covered by crop insurance should contact their insurance […]

Hemp Webinar Talks CBD Legality, THC Testing Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019
Unanswered questions for industrial hemp production in the United States has the industry watching the United States Department of Agriculture closely as they await regulations, according to the National Agricultural […]

Hemp Crop Insurance Coverage Available for 2020 Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019
Certain industrial hemp growers will be able to obtain insurance coverage under the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) program for crop year 2020. USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced coverage […]

Weather-Based Price Premiums Will Be Limited Help – Commentary Jul 18, 2019

🕔Jul 18, 2019
We want to examine some of the financial issues facing farmers in a year with widespread flooding, fields that won’t dry out, and prevented planting, all taking place in the […]

Illinois: Prevented Planting and Cover Crops – What’s Allowed, What’s Not? Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
There have been a number of developments since my June 17 article on managing prevented-planting (PP) fields. A major change was the granting of permission to harvest cover crops planted […]

Iowa Cover Crops: Follow Seed Law on Prevented Planting Acres Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
Unfavorable planting conditions this spring commonly delayed, and in some cases, prevented crop planting. Producers looking to plant a cover crop to meet the requirements of their insurance coverage must […]

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