Crop Insurance: Pandemic Cover Crop Program Offers Discounts, Deadline March 15 Feb 17, 2022

🕔Feb 17, 2022
Cover crops is a conservation practice with wide ranging benefits including erosion protection, improving soil health, resiliency and protecting water quality. Agricultural producers who have coverage under most crop insurance […]

Crop Insurance: Enhanced Coverage Option – Return and Risk Results Feb 17, 2022

🕔Feb 17, 2022
The Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) allows farmers to add a layer of county-level insurance from either a 90% or 95% coverage level down to 86%. Use of ECO will increase […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance Decisions and Risk in 2022 Feb 4, 2022

🕔Feb 4, 2022
Projected prices used to set 2022 crop insurance guarantees will not be known until the end of February. Currently projected prices are estimated at $5.70 for corn and $13.50 for […]

Policy Budget for Cover Crops and the Lesson of Crop Insurance Feb 2, 2022

🕔Feb 2, 2022
Cover crops are a topic of considerable interest and debate.  Supporters view them as a crop practice that sequesters carbon and improves soil health and water quality. Current evidence largely […]

Coalition Urges Biden Not to Cut Crop Insurance – DTN Feb 2, 2022

🕔Feb 2, 2022
The Crop Insurance Coalition, which is composed of 55 groups representing farmers, lenders, agricultural input providers, and conservation groups, sent letters to congressional budget and appropriations leaders and the Biden […]

Illinois: Crop insurance Decisions in 2022 Jan 26, 2022

🕔Jan 26, 2022
Illinois farmers traditionally have used Revenue Protection (RP) at high coverage levels as their main choice of crop insurance. Continued use at high levels seems warranted in 2022, given the […]

Corn: What to Know About The Post Application Coverage Endorsement Jan 19, 2022

🕔Jan 19, 2022
The Post Application Coverage Endorsement (PACE) provides payments when a farmer cannot apply nitrogen to corn after planting because of weather-related causes. Some farmers indicate they do not rely on […]

Non-Irrigated Corn: New Supplemental Insurance Offered for Split Nitrogen Applications – DTN Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
Farmers who apply nitrogen with split applications for non-irrigated corn across parts of the Corn Belt will be eligible to buy a supplemental coverage for their crop insurance under a […]

Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance – Harvest Price Option Triggers – DTN Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
Higher prices at harvest could limit potential crop insurance payouts for the 2021 growing season for all except those with extreme yield losses. The average price of the December corn […]

ARC, PLC Program Sign-Up Underway for 2022 Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers to contact their local USDA Service Centers and sign-up for the 2022 Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. […]

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