Trade Aid: Will the Formula be Based on Historical Production? – DTN

🕔May 21, 2019While at least some farmers are still trying to get into the fields, USDA is working to craft a $20 billion trade aid program for crops that largely have yet […]

Indiana Webinar: Delayed Corn, Soybean Planting Decisions, May 23

🕔May 21, 2019Purdue University will be hosting an upcoming webinar entitled “Delayed Corn & Soybean Planting Decisions” hosted by Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture on Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m. (EDT). […]

Midwest Corn: Everything You Need to Know About Prevented Planting

🕔May 15, 2019Continued wet weather and saturated soils over much of the Midwest suggests that many farmers will be facing decisions on whether to take prevented planting.  Prevented planting is available for […]

2020 Political Rhetoric and 5 Years of Falling Crop Prices – Commentary

🕔May 15, 2019Though the 2018 mid-term elections are still in the rearview mirror, the 2020 presidential election campaign is in full swing. President Trump is holding campaign-style rallies while more than 20 […]

Arkansas Corn Growers – Tough Decisions as Late Planting Period Closes

🕔May 10, 2019To whatever degree any year in the last decade can be said to have been a “normal year” in Arkansas agriculture, one thing is certain: 2019 isn’t one of them. […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Making Late Planting Decisions

🕔May 8, 2019Planting over much of the Midwest is seriously delayed. History suggests the odds have also increased for lower corn yields in 2019 than in 2018, and soybean yields likely will […]

Arkansas Crop Insurance Planting Dates

🕔May 3, 2019In Arkansas all counties are now in the crop insurance “late planting period” for corn. Corn can still be planted during this 15-day window, but the insurance guarantee on those […]

Crop Insurance Loss Ratios in 2018

🕔May 1, 2019Most 2018 payments on Federal crop insurance products have now been entered into the Risk Management Agency’s (RMA’s) record system and losses for 2018 can be stated accurately. Similar to […]

Arkansas Corn: 3 Options After Crop Insurance “Final Plant Date”

🕔Apr 30, 2019For counties in northeast Arkansas, May 1 is the crop insurance “Final Planting Date” for corn. The map below indicates the “Final Planting Dates” for individual counties in Arkansas. After […]

Midwest Disaster Aid: $3Bln is ‘Baloney’ says Ag Comm. Chair – DTN

🕔Apr 10, 2019House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson said Tuesday he sees the need to help farmers with losses in grain bins from Midwest floods. But he said the notion $3 billion […]

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