Cover Crops Get Insurance Perk – DTN Jun 4, 2021

🕔Jun 4, 2021
A new, pandemic-related program from USDA will give farmers a $5 premium benefit on their crop insurance for planting cover crops. On Tuesday, USDA announced the Pandemic Cover Crop Program […]

NDSU Suggests Waiting to Make ARC, PLC Decisions Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019
The sign-up period for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program decision under the 2018 Farm Bill has started and will run until March 15, 2020, […]

USDA Changes Haying & Grazing Restrictions on Prevent Planted Acres – DTN Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
Farmers who plant cover crops on prevented planting acres will be able to hay or graze that ground starting Sept. 1 without facing a penalty on their crop insurance indemnity. […]

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 […]

Chapter 11 Farm Bankruptcy: Couple Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud – DTN Apr 26, 2019

🕔Apr 26, 2019
Former Stamp Farms owners and operators Michael and Melissa Stamp have pleaded guilty to charges in a bank fraud case connected to the bankruptcy of the 27,000-acre Decatur, Michigan-based farm. […]

Corn Belt: Revenue-Based Crop Insurance Projections Available – DTN Feb 27, 2019

🕔Feb 27, 2019
The month of February is important for growers in the key Corn Belt states who purchase revenue-based crop insurance policies. It’s when the projected prices for those policies are set. […]

Crop Insurance – Agency Scrambles To Sync Farm Bill With Coverage Regs – DTN Feb 21, 2019

🕔Feb 21, 2019
Martin 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 […]

Tariff Farm Aid: Iowa Soybeans – Strategies for $550Mln in Payments Sep 20, 2018

🕔Sep 20, 2018
The lion’s share of payments under the new Market Facilitation Program (MFP) are going to pork and soybean producers. Given the most recent USDA production estimates, Iowa producers stand to […]

FARMERS.gov is USDA’s New Combo Website for 3 Farm Related Agencies Feb 1, 2018

🕔Feb 1, 2018
Farmers.gov is the new interactive one-stop website for producers from USDA. Multiple features will be added over the coming months said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue at the unveiling […]

Midwest Corn: Comparing NASS and RMA County Yields Nov 3, 2017

🕔Nov 3, 2017
Controversy has surrounded determination of ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage county) yields. One component of this controversy is the difference in the county yields determined by NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service) […]

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