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Expiration Exasperation

🕔13:03, 16.Oct 2018

  The 2018 Farm Bill expired on September 30th, but what exactly does this mean?  This massive and complex  piece of legislation is like a huge bundle of dozens of different programs rather than a single bill and not all

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The Face of a New Farm Bill Updated

🕔08:53, 27.Feb 2018

I recently received the NFU E-Newsletter and wanted to share what the National Farmers Union says about our nation’s Farm Bill: The Farm Bill is the most important and comprehensive piece of food and farm legislation in the United States.  It’s critical not just

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Corn and Soybean Farmers Must Act Now

🕔08:50, 27.Feb 2018

  Steve Johnson, farm and ag business management specialist with Iowa State University recently tried to get attendees at an annual ag outlook meeting to create grain marketing plans.  Only about half actually have any sort of plan and Johnson

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An Integral Part of Ag…

🕔16:20, 1.May 2017

Congress first authorized federal crop insurance in the 1930s along with other strategies to help agriculture recover from the combined effects of the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl.  It was in 1938 that the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) was

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Insurance for Farms – The Right Way Updated

🕔13:02, 6.Jan 2016

When was the last time you gave some good and thorough thought to your farm’s insurance?  If you’ve wrapped up your season and now have some downtime, it’s time to give some consideration to this subject.  For many, much of

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Farmers Plan to Reduce 2015 Crop Expenses Updated

🕔16:08, 9.Feb 2015

502 Delegates at the Illinois Farm Bureau’s annual meeting this past December were asked various questions about their farm plans, the industry and technology.  Here’s a quick recap of what they had to say (note that totals are greater than

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Money-Saving Tips for Your Farm in 2014 Updated

🕔15:20, 27.Mar 2014

I believe that when times get a bit challenging, information like tips for saving money can’t be heard often enough.  This list comes from AgWeb and I wanted to share it with you.  The article states that there are a number

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Crop Insurance Tips for Tax Time Updated

🕔12:11, 18.Sep 2012

Learn how to make the most of your tax time opportunity on the farm for this drought year.

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5 Questions on Crop Insurance Answered Updated

🕔14:59, 28.Aug 2012

You’ve got questions on crop insurance – get them answered today.

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