Managing Crop Margins|
descriptionIowa State University Extension, Farm and Agriculture Business Specialist, Steve Johnson, discusses tight crop margins for 2014.
Crop Insurance Harvest Price Update
Iowa State University Extension, Farm and Agriculture Business Specialist, Steve Johnson, discusses crop insurance for the fall.again that first there was what we call projected price that was November futures price average -- on February. And that's -- number that was used calculate premiums to calculate revenue guarantees. But remember using revenue protection crop insurance you're guaranteed higher -- price. That November futures . Price average in February or harvest price whichever is higher. And there's the harvest price now we still don't know what that
Flexible Cash Farm Lease
Iowa State University Extension, Farm and Agriculture Business Specialist, Stave Johnson discusses types and benefits of flexible cash farm leases with Agriculture.com's Jeff Caldwellyou know what is a base rent our base -- company probably pat cash rant at the county. Two years ago. So based -- are not hide things that we see across the state line. Are definitely very hot topic stress that articles dot com. Thank you Steve for joining us I'm sure will be going about this a lot. Movement --
How USDA Conducts August Yield Estimates
Iowa State University Extension, Farm and Agriculture Business Specialist, Steve Johnson, explains the process used by the USDA in estimating yields.central time. The first in field yield estimates. From the national -- statistics service the suspense Steve Johnson I was state university -- -- business management specialist. On behalf of agriculture dot com.
Google Glass farm tour: West-central Missouri
Farmers get their first glimpse of Google Glass and talk about some of the ways they see putting the device, or others like it, to work on their farms. How would you use a 'wearable' device like this?live far away from all my client that it's like you're never Latin America lucky enough to have somebody right next door so. Just allowing. We'll have it just goes back to put the pictures worth
First Look: Google Glass
Get an early glimpse at the latest innovation from Google and early entry into the 'wearable' computer technology marketplace, Google Glass. Look for more coverage on the device and how farmers can put it to use soon on Agriculture.com and in Successful Farming magazine.part of the lives of others. In case things got around. The Kodak camera when they came out break back it's. Uprisings and fans on the places where. Results of fear -- technology. You're in now
Last Minute Crop Insurance Decisions
ISU Extension Farm Business Specialist, Steve Johnson discusses 2013 crop insurance decisions and crop insurance premium strategies.missed this. Usually about the middle of march crop insurance version of March Madness . I think a lot of farmers say well why -- the premiums very. Well understand there's an inner action there's an interaction.producers to consider using -- as we had down the stretch here March Madness that race crop insurance version of March Madness . For oral reports right and I think if people have questions about. Premiums that they want to compare those on their own. You can go to via farm to our website at universities -- order from great premium calculator so well thanks very much Steve I hope my response to -- She's been my pleasure so no I wish everybody good luck with the March Madness .
Iowa farmland profitability remains uncertain
says though interest in Iowa farmland is high, profitability remains uncertain.the the prices that are stain around him as folks are doing cash flows right now they casino's cash flows workings. Cause them to be optimistic that all farmers are opportunistic and January and so I think there's a lot of optimism now. As we hear of all the things that impact our -- -- Here crop production here and other places where your man. Economic growth in Europe and in Asia. There's a lot of things that can impact that that are beyond our offense line and although
'Farm supercycle' can't last for ever
Dr. David Kohl, Virginia Tech Economist says this 10-year 'farm supercycle' can't last for ever.-- -- Again next August we have struck emerging markets -- in Federal Reserve and interest rates increase and -- Fuels have an. All of those of us and obviously that's the game and your current stills appreciation. -- But he's one of the -- or combination. It's when you conceive this arm. Action I don't see it's declined like 1980s everybody asks currency spiking interest rates don't spike in interest rates being backed. Six point 5% prime. I don't see inflation like 1970s that I can see increased patient so. That's kind of
ACRE, Direct Payments, and You
Thanks for stopping by we're in the month of February and of course a lot of snow on the ground outside but it's also time to start thinking for farmers anyway do sign pepper farm bill programs and I should farm programs. Dan look the business editor for successful farming and agriculture dot comcouple things that could change that. In January congress put all the spending cuts that a lot of people wanted to see that they put that off until March 1. And and Washington called sequestration. These automatic cuts. And they describe this as being across the board some things are food stamps birds. The Obama administration's also indicated they want crop insurance subsidies to be exact but. Every other commodity program. Would take a water cut. And it would be about five point 3%
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