Yvette Oloff and her husband are running out of financial options. It's not today's farm prices and costs putting the squeeze on the Persia, Iowa, farm couple. It's the tightening noose of escalating health insurance costs. A 2007 survey of 2,000 farmers a
Missouri landowners interested in participating in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) should apply by October 5 to be eligible for the next round of funding, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced.
Senator Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee, told reporters Wednesday that he believes the Senate version of a new farm bill will have a firm cap on commodity program payments of $250,000.
The deadline is looming in some states for nailing down farm leases for the coming year. It's important to know what your options are before stepping to the farm lease arrangement table, as decisions made now will likely have ramifications through the 2008
Farmland values climbed 11% in the last year in the Seventh Federal Reserve District comprising Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan and northern Illinois and Indiana, according to survey results released earlier this month by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.