Agriculture Online - Farm Programs & Policies Farm programs and policy news and updates. Find articles on farm policies, USDA programs, program eligibility, applications and more. Get farm program and policy updates for your farm by interacting with experts and other farmers. en-us Copyright Successful Farming Friday Apr 18 04:14:39 EDT 2014 150 30 30 Slow Road to Japanese Agriculture Trade Monday Mar 24 11:22:02 EDT 2014 Some Farm bill insurance links Some Farm bill insurance links Friday Feb 14 16:19:19 EST 2014 Why The Pew Commission’s Recommendations Stink Friday Dec 20 11:08:18 EST 2013 Feeding America Feeding America one crop at a time. Saturday Aug 24 08:08:33 EDT 2013 sabar agro seeds Friday Jul 26 07:55:11 EDT 2013 Farm Camp Wednesday Jul 17 10:58:55 EDT 2013 Census countdown begins for farmers and ranchers Friday Nov 09 16:23:34 EST 2012 2012 DCP & ACRE Sign-up ends June 1 Monday May 14 10:06:08 EDT 2012 Commodity consensus? The nation's most influential farm and commodity groups push for a farm bill. Wednesday Mar 21 12:30:09 EDT 2012 The incredible shrinking farm bill It sounds like a plot from a 1950′s horror film. Monday Jan 30 16:13:57 EST 2012 Washington to cut subsidies Some revenue coverage is likely, and insurance subsidies get support. Thursday Nov 17 16:00:28 EST 2011 Breaching the ethanol blend wall Barriers to the market could be a bigger issue than the tax credit. Thursday Jul 28 14:13:58 EDT 2011 You say subsidy delivers food security Farmers across the world have delivered their view on the best purpose for agricultural subsidy in Farmers Weekly’s global poll. We ask their leaders why opinion is so divided. Monday Feb 07 13:50:51 EST 2011 Educate, then prosecute Land-grants, industry enforce variety protection in the courts. Tuesday Dec 14 12:20:37 EST 2010 TIP Net program helps young farmers get land Monday Dec 13 16:33:58 EST 2010 Fall harvest prices & indemnity payments Monday Nov 08 12:59:15 EST 2010 Help Farmers Continue Conservation Efforts, Don’t Tie their Hands Friday Oct 15 14:36:12 EDT 2010 CRP general sign-up ends August 27, 2010 general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) began on August 2, 2010 and ends today, August 27, 2010. Friday Aug 27 10:40:37 EDT 2010 Keeping farmland working in Wisconsin Monday Jul 12 00:00:00 EDT 2010 Q&A: Help beyond the FSA Q: I read your article about the memo to Secretary Veneman, and I was just wondering about programs in Kansas. I was looking for more information on grant programs in Kansas -- either a Web site or office to call. If you know of any programs or places to f Wednesday Jul 07 10:08:44 EDT 2010 Message to Secretary Veneman: Make beginning farmers and ranchers a priority The U.S. Department of Agriculture has a number of advisory committees that bring real-world suggestions to its agencies. Most of the time they work in relative obscurity, offering ideas on how to tweak regulations to make them more farmer-friendly. Wednesday Jul 07 10:08:41 EDT 2010 Conservation efforts lead to more than a dream lake As a young boy, 71-year-old Benny Davis said he wanted his own lake. As a young man, Davis built his lake. Today, conservation experts say this boyish dream is benefiting many more people than the man who fulfilled his dream. Tuesday Jul 06 17:58:53 EDT 2010 Here's help with new regs Environmental management systems are saving money and providing peace of mind for crop farmers Tuesday Jul 06 17:21:41 EDT 2010 Machinery Pete: Record prices on Nebraska auction I can't believe how quickly and completely these three internet tools have transformed what it is I've been doing for the past 21 years, covering and reporting on sale prices of all types of farm and construction equipment sold at auction around the U.S. a Wednesday Jun 16 14:35:00 EDT 2010 Machinery Pete: It's raining combines There's been a recent shift in the used combine market, Machinery Pete says in this week's column. "Suddenly it seems, the game has changed. Dealers have inventory stacking up. Hence the (26) combines sold yesterday on the dealer auction in Davenport, Iowa Thursday Jun 10 11:22:00 EDT 2010 Machinery Pete: Gleaner L combine with 835 hours I'll be covering two unique machinery auctions in the next week and half. This Monday (June 7) I'll be down in Rochelle, Illinois for a dealer inventory reduction auction for Johnson Tractor. Like a growing number of large dealer auctions these days, 0% fi Thursday Jun 03 11:56:00 EDT 2010 Machinery Pete: Talking ATVs and jobs Emotion's always part of a farm machinery auction. Will those emotions change if an equipment maker is starting to ship jobs overseas? Find out in Machinery Pete's latest column. Thursday May 27 11:54:00 EDT 2010 Machinery Pete: Prices from California to Maryland "Let's go around the horn and see how used farm equipment has been selling on recent auctions in the U.S. and Canada," says Machinery Pete. Follow along as Pete hits every corner of the map and highlights prices from a variety of auctions in this week's co Thursday May 20 11:30:00 EDT 2010 Talking inflation and TLBs We've already seen signs of inflation in the ag economy the last few years, especially when it comes to the used equipment market. But with the downturn in the building industry, how has used construction equipment faired. Find out in this week's Machinery Wednesday May 12 13:00:00 EDT 2010 Machinery Pete: Planters, tractors & solar panels Machinery Pete dips into the mailbag this week to answer some of the latest big questions on readers' minds about the used farm machinery auction market. Thursday May 06 10:07:00 EDT 2010