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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
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 .
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
New Crop Marketing Strategies for 2013
ISU Extension Farm Business Specialist, Steve Johnson discusses 2013 crop marketing strategies.1st until September 30th, every year, I went in and looked at December corn futures , the high. That's the high tech of December corn futures . And I think what you notice is a couple of things. Number one, you notice those high prices, 799 from 2008,those high prices. And so, about 8 out of 12 years. The high tech of December corn futures are higher than either the projected price, the February average, or the harvest price, the October average. I think having a marketing
Collin Peterson on crop insurance
-I just wanted to ask. It's not because, you know, we have any particular criticisms of the crop insurance program. Many of our readers, viewers are still worried about it because the Environmental Working Group and other small government organizations want to cut spending on crop insurance, and soIt's not because, you know, we have any particular criticisms of the crop insurance program. Many of our readers, viewers are still worried about it because the Environmental Working Group and other small government organizations want to cut spending on crop insurance , and so my question is, do you think there is any chance that the House agriculture committee would reduce the levels of premium subsidies for crop insurance in the next farm bill? -No, I don't think so. I mean, anything that happened, it would be a limit on the premium subsidies on very large [unk], and I don't think that will happen either, but there is some momentum building there, I guess, and I hear about that from people who might not at all concerned, but some people who are driving up the land prices and rent prices to a point where it's crazy, you know, and a lot of people think it's, to some extent, causing the problem for
Efficiency on the Farm 3
Welcome to this week's efficiency on the farm segment I'm Justin dating. In a recent article successful farming editor Dave though it's reported how gators are turning to technology. To make every gallon of water count toward their yield. gators have long been challenged to make ends meet andgators have long been challenged to make ends meet and technology specifically soil moisture sensors. Now make decisions easier. Laura Palmer and Sutherland Nebraska says one of the most valuable of the new technologies. And the soil moisture sensors that utilized telemetry. To relay information. Here's an assault in various quantity is within a pivot circle. As a means of comparison try to bring a great bend Kansas invested 161000 dollars for technology package that included moisture sensors. The sensors are positions in seven locations to determine soil moisture conditions and transmit data and information to his office computer. Read more about gaining efficiency on the farm and successful farming magazine