Crop Insurance – Agency Scrambles To Sync Farm Bill With Coverage Regs – DTN

🕔Feb 21, 2019Martin Barbre, the administrator of the Agriculture Department’s Risk Management Agency, told the crop insurance industry on Monday that agents can discuss crop insurance for hemp with farmers who are […]

Southeast Iowa Ag Research Association Meeting, Iowa City, March 7

🕔Feb 20, 2019Farmers and crop advisors are invited to attend the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting at the Johnson County Extension office in Iowa City on Thursday, March 7, 2019 […]

Farm Bill: Funding Shifts; CRP Payment Limit Possible

🕔Feb 13, 2019On Monday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) published an overview of the Conservation Title of the 2018 Farm Bill.  Today’s update looks at a couple key points […]

Mississippi: How Will the Farm Bill Benefit the State’s Ag? – Podcast

🕔Feb 13, 2019Justin Ferguson of the Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation sat down with Jason and Bobby during the Tri State Soybean Forum in January to discuss the function of Farm Bureau and […]

USDA To Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Sessions

🕔Feb 12, 2019USDA Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public […]

Price Loss Coverage Payments: The Impact of Policy Changes on PLC

🕔Feb 11, 2019The 2018 Farm Bill provides landowners the opportunity to update program yields for the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program and we recently examined the impact of crop rotation on the […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Higher Yields Outpacing Demand

🕔Feb 11, 2019The United States peanut market will remain in a holding pattern if producers don’t adjust to increasing yields, said experts at the 40thAnnual South Carolina Peanut Growers’ Meeting. Peanut production […]

Farm Bill in Shadow of Possible Shutdown #2 – DTN

🕔Feb 6, 2019USDA is moving forward with implementing the 2018 farm bill even as another government shutdown remains a possibility come Feb. 15, the No. 2 official at USDA said during a […]

Farmer Sentiment Improves with Farm Bill, Trade Aid – Ag Barometer

🕔Feb 5, 2019The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer rebounded sharply in January to a reading of 143, a 16-point improvement compared to December and the highest Barometer reading since June 2018.  […]

Farm Bill Payment Calculator Available for North Dakota, Minnesota Counties

🕔Jan 31, 2019A calculator developed by NDSU Extension to help producers estimate the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage payments they may receive in 2019 is available online. The payments are for the […]

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