Corn, Soy Prevented Planted Payments May Top $3.5Bln Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019Historical data is used in this article to arrive at estimates of prevent planting payments in 2019. Based on historical information, per acre payment rates of $308 per acre for […]

Minnesota: Forage Crops for Prevented Planted Acres Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019A large quantity of forage will likely be harvested from prevented plant acres in Minnesota this year, given the 2019 changes to USDA RMA’s prevented planting rules. Changing the date […]

Farmer Sentiment Improves – Rise in Crop Prices; USDA Payments – Ag Barometer Jul 5, 2019

🕔Jul 5, 2019The Ag Economy Barometer rebounded in June to a reading of 126, 25 points higher than a month earlier. The barometer is based upon a nationwide monthly survey of 400 […]

Northern Illinois Crop, Prevented-Planting Budgets for July Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019Overall, projections suggest low returns for corn, soybeans, and prevent-plant acres in Northern Illinois, an area that has been hard hit with wet weather, delayed planting, and prevent planting. Corn […]

Prevent Plant as Land Diversion Policy Jul 1, 2019

🕔Jul 1, 2019Prevent plant corn and soybean acres may be a record in 2019. Prevent plant is an insurance product.  It is also a conditional land diversion program.  The condition is that […]

Plant, Replant, No Plant – Just When You Thought it Couldn’t Get Worse – DTN Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019June is nearing an end, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at many corn and soybean fields this year. “It’s looking great — if it was the first of […]

Cover Crops and Prevent Planting – What You Need to Know Jun 26, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019Many farmers will soon be considering whether to plant cover crops on prevent plant acres. If prevent planting payments are received through crop insurance, there are species selection and forage […]

Michigan: Corn, Soybeans as Cover Crops Following Prevented Planting Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019Challenging weather this spring has led to large prevented planting acres, shortages in cover crop seed supply and the need for emergency forage. Farmers are asking if they can plant […]

Corn, Soybean Production – Persistent Adverse Conditions Disrupt Outlook Jun 24, 2019

🕔Jun 24, 2019The most recent crop forecast from the U.S. Department of Agriculture revealed that unprecedented spring weather has already negatively impacted production prospects for corn. Meanwhile, recent news items highlight the […]

Midwest Soy: Prevent Planting Decisions – Cover Crops – MFP Payments Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019Farmers across the Midwest can now take prevent planting payments on soybeans, as final planting dates for crop insurance purposes have arrived. Our comparisons suggest that planting soybeans do not […]

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