Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Very Late Planting – 11 Issues Facing Growers

🕔Jun 3, 2019Despite the fact that the “active” weather pattern gave no signs of changing over the past month, few of us thought we’d see so little planting progress by now. But […]

Arkansas: Crop Insurance Considerations Entering Late Planting Period

🕔May 31, 2019The final days of the late planting period are quickly approaching for some crops, leaving farmers looking for prevented planting options. The late planting period final date varies by crop. […]

Iowa: Cover Crop Options with Prevented Planting Fields

🕔May 31, 2019Whether it’s too much rain or perfectly timed rain, many fields are flooded or too wet to continue planting in many parts of Iowa. Delayed and preventative planting crop insurance […]

Midwest: Considerations for Prevented Planting Option vs Delayed Planting – Video

🕔May 30, 2019The Michigan State University Extension Field Crops Virtual Breakfast weekly topic for May 30, 2019, focused on taking prevented planting option vs delayed planting, presented by Roger Betz, Michigan State […]

Midwest Corn: Price Increases, PLC Payments, and Prevented Planting

🕔May 22, 2019This article documents the very late planting that is occurring in 2019, leading to the prospects of lower yields and higher than normal prevented planting from crop insurance. As a […]

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. […]

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