Farm Bill Witnesses Urge Protection Improvements Amid High Input Costs Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Eleven witnesses testifying at a Farm Bill field hearing in Arkansas sought stronger protections amid high production costs, as well as support for conservation measures, programs to increase broadband in […]

Corn, Soybeans: Tracking Prevent Plant Acres in 2022 Jun 10, 2022

🕔Jun 10, 2022
A key pricing variable for U.S. corn and soybeans planted in 2022 is the acres elected into crop insurance prevent plant program.  U.S. planting progress as of June 5 is […]

Ag Policy: Disaster Programs and Interactions with Crop Insurance Jun 9, 2022

🕔Jun 9, 2022
Crop insurance has evolved with the goal of insuring a large share of acres to reduce demand for ad hoc disaster assistance.  One of the primary goals of crop insurance […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Prevent Plant Considerations Jun 6, 2022

🕔Jun 6, 2022
Farmers across parts of Minnesota have been dealing with excessively wet or persistently wet conditions that continue to delay crop planting. As wet conditions persist and final planting dates for […]

Arkansas Rice, Cotton: Crop Insurance Final Planting Dates May 24, 2022

🕔May 24, 2022
Expectations for a heavy rain event Tuesday and Wednesday of this week will delay the remainder of rice and cotton planting into the crop insurance late planting period. Forecasts as […]

Arkansas Corn: What Are Yield Expectations of May Planted Crops? Apr 27, 2022

🕔Apr 27, 2022
Across much of Arkansas, rainfall in March and April has delayed corn planting.  Driving across the state some areas have a fair amount of corn that was planted in a […]

Arkansas Corn: Crop Insurance Planting Dates Apr 27, 2022

🕔Apr 27, 2022
Lingering cold weather and frequent rains have delayed corn planting in Arkansas.  As of April 24, USDA-NASS estimated that 35% of Arkansas’ intended corn acres had been planted.  This lags […]

How Related Are Crop Insurance and Commodity Program Payments? Apr 11, 2022

🕔Apr 11, 2022
An issue in recent farm bills has been a concern that crop insurance and ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – County commodity program) would make payments for the same loss.  The […]

Illinois: Crop Insurance – What Is the Trend-Adjusted Yield Endorsement? Mar 16, 2022

🕔Mar 16, 2022
The Trend-Adjusted Yield Endorsement has been available to Illinois farmers since 2012, making 2022 the eleventh year of its availability. Use of the Trend-Adjusted Yield Endorsement increases the yields used […]

Indiana Crop Insurance Provider Reaches Settlement in Ongoing Fraud Case – DTN Mar 11, 2022

🕔Mar 11, 2022
A Warsaw, Indiana-based crop insurance company has reached a settlement with the U.S. attorney’s office in western Michigan, agreeing to pay $500,000 to resolve allegations the company violated federal law […]

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