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

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Farmers 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 […]

Crop Progress: 8% of Corn Still Unplanted – DTN Jun 19, 2019

🕔Jun 19, 2019
Eight percent of the U.S. corn crop still wasn’t planted as of Sunday, June 16, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released on Monday. That means a […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Managing Prevented-Planting Fields Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
With a lot of acres of corn and soybeans still unplanted as we move into the second half of June, prevented planting (PP) is unfortunately going to be a major […]

Prevented Planning and Potential Legal Issues – Commentary Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Weather conditions in the Midwest and  Great Plains have made it likely that prevented planting payments will be utilized by a greater percentage of impacted farmers this summer.  The decision […]

Corn: Higher Prices to Come? Maybe. More Rain? Definitely – DTN Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
The DTN National Corn Index settled at $4.20 on Thursday, the highest level in five years. The index, which DTN assembles from more than 3,000 cash corn bids from across […]

Midwest Corn, Soybeans: Prevent Plant Decisions in Early-Mid June Jun 13, 2019

🕔Jun 13, 2019
Many unplanted acres remain across the Corn Belt and in Illinois. As of the week ending on June 9, only 73% of the intended corn acres and 49% of the […]

Forage Emergency: Groups Push to Plant, Harvest on Prevented Acres – DTN Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019
A multi-state coalition of agricultural organizations are seeking approval for emergency provisions allowing the planting and harvesting of forages on prevented planting acres without date restrictions, according to a news […]

Prevented Planted Acres and Tariff Aid/MFP – 10 Q&A from USDA Jun 12, 2019

🕔Jun 12, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement on disaster and trade-related assistance: “Whether it’s because of natural disasters or unfair retaliatory tariffs, farmers across the country are […]

U.S. Corn Acres: One-Third Still Unplanted – DTN Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
Pat Swanson has already started filling in the paperwork on prevented planting for her family’s farm and for several of her customers. “We have some fields under water, and the […]

Disaster Aid Package: Confusion Over Who and What is Covered – DTN Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
Farmers in at least six states should be eligible for more financial aid under the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill signed into law Thursday by President Donald Trump. With $3 […]

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