Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today announced an extension of the sign-up deadlines for both the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and the special CRP re-enrollment and extension opportunities from April 14 until April 28, 2006.
If early spring weather is an indication, this could be a good year to add additional crop hail coverage to corn and soybean acres, according to Steven Johnson, Iowa State University Extension. Hail coverage can still be purchased as long as it's done befo
All farms, regardless of size or type, are vulnerable to disaster. Like other business owners, farmers should have plans in place that address what to do when disaster strikes. Here are some guidelines for developing a plan.
This is the final week for growers in eligible watersheds to sign up for the 2006 Conservation Security Program (CSP). This sign-up period only includes producers who do not have an existing CSP contract.