National Cotton Council Hosts 4 Upcoming Farm Bill Education Webinars

🕔Sep 10, 2019Sign-up for the 2018 Farm Bill has begun.  The National Cotton Council staff will conduct 2018 Farm Bill education webinars later this month as follows: Thursday, September 19, 8:00 am  […]

ARC, PLC Payment Calculator Available for Updated Programs

🕔Aug 21, 2019The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the 2018 Farm Bill) made revisions to the basic farm payment programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC).  With this article, […]

Kansas: 10 Farm Bill Meetings Planned in Aug., Sept.

🕔Aug 7, 2019With every new farm bill come new decisions for farmers to make that can have lasting implications for their businesses. The most recent legislation is no exception. To help agricultural […]

Farm Bill Draft, 2020: $1.802Bln for Farm Programs – $32.1Mln More than 2019

🕔May 23, 2019The 2020 ag-funding bill that came out of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee this week, addresses a broad sweep of the rural landscape. The legislation, which is under consideration by […]

2018 Farm Bill: What’s Happening? USDA Updates the Timeline

🕔Apr 12, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the implementation status of the 2018 Farm Bill. President Trump signed this Farm Bill into law on December 20th, 2018 and the […]

Conservation Stewardship Program: May 10 Deadline Plus 3 Improvements

🕔Apr 8, 2019The next deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications to be considered for funding this year is May 10, 2019. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to invest up to $700 […]

Farm Bill PLC Yield Update: Corn, Soybean, Sorghum, and Upland Cotton by State

🕔Mar 26, 2019This is the 4th article in a series examining the 2018 farm bill PLC (Price Loss Coverage) yield update option.  A 2/20/2019 article found that, of 21 program commodities, only corn, […]

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 […]

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