Farm Bill: The “Won’t Work” List Versus Supply Management – Commentary

🕔Nov 7, 2018The 2018 Farm Bill is being written in an intensely partisan environment. We see it in the campaign rallies and in the ads on television.  We see the results of […]

Illinois: Crop Insurance – Soybean Harvest Prices Lowest Since 2006

🕔Nov 7, 2018The 2018 harvest prices used to determine revenue on crop insurance products are $3.68 per bushel for corn and $8.60 per bushel for soybeans. While both the corn and soybean […]

Florida: Post-Hurricane, 4 Steps to Take in Reporting Damage

🕔Nov 5, 2018In response to requests for information about post-hurricane mitigation for producers in the Florida Panhandle, this statement is meant to serve as a starting point for farmers and Extension professionals […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Crop Insurance May Soften the Blow of Low Quality

🕔Oct 29, 2018Crop insurance is typically thought of as protecting against low yields and/or revenue. However, crop insurance also provides some protection against low quality. This fall’s weather could trigger indemnity payments […]

Soybean Damage Widespread: Crop Insurance, Blend Limits, Salvage Markets – DTN

🕔Oct 25, 2018Kyle Krier is racing the fall weather. After receiving more than 10 inches of rain on his central Kansas farm in October, he finally started cutting soybeans last Friday. More […]

Georgia Pecans: Preliminary Acreage, Crop Loss Values from Michael

🕔Oct 17, 2018As we have continued to assess the damage from Hurricane Michael we are beginning to get a clear enough picture to place numbers on the lost acreage, trees, and dollar […]

Georgia: Disaster Assistance Programs – Everything You Need to Know

🕔Oct 16, 2018Last week Hurricane Michael ripped through the heart of Georgia agriculture, devastating the southwest region and destroying a significant amount of our farmers’ hard work.  While government programs can never […]

The Farm Bill Stalemate – Commodity Assistance

🕔Sep 28, 2018The Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill) is scheduled to expire with the 2018 crop, fiscal and calendar years depending on the particular provision.  The earliest of these […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 10 Considerations Following Hurricane Florence

🕔Sep 20, 2018Hurricane Florence has caused catastrophic damage across parts of North Carolina primarily from flooding but also from wind damage. The impacts of this damage on the soybean crop will vary […]

Tariff Farm Aid: Iowa Soybeans – Strategies for $550Mln in Payments

🕔Sep 20, 2018The lion’s share of payments under the new Market Facilitation Program (MFP) are going to pork and soybean producers. Given the most recent USDA production estimates, Iowa producers stand to […]

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