FSA Office Deadlines
Dan Looker and Jeff Caldwell discuss some important farm program deadlines approaching.
Farmer Veteran Coalition
At a recent conference in Des Moines, Iowa, the Farmer Veteran Coalition brought together stakeholders from the government, private sectors, and educational institutions to share resources available to veterans interested in agriculture. The goal of the conference and the Farmer Veteran Coalitionin southern Minnesota tough pharma my brother and I. We pretty typical corn soybeans we had a hundred self her finish operation. And then when I came back I worked at the United Nations straight out of college so when I came back to the farm in 1989. It was we have to do if there
Carl Zulauf on the 2014 Farm Bill
Carl Zulauf played a key role in designing revenue programs for the 2008 and 2014 farm bills and is a national authority on ARC, or Agriculture Risk Coverage. ARC is one of two major programs farmers will be able to choose during the program signup process this winter. (The other is price losswhat the prices and yields and I've been -- -- news. V economic incentive is clearly to wait to make that decision. Because you know more information. Something might just happened to mark to affect your decision. So the economic incentive will be to. To wait to make that decision. And it's going to be interesting to see how the farms but everybody can't wait till last minute to make the decision. So it's going to be interesting to see how Farm Service Agency manages. The process. So that people can get signed up in a timely way. And yet. Understand that the financing that economic incentive will be to wait. But we all farmers can't wait to the last page to sign up we just gonna have to figure -- economy and it's a process to. Avoid that outcome where there is a very strong economic incentive to attack -- Debt amount of information that landlords will have will vary dramatically by landlords. There are some landlords that are
Confluence Project - Stream Bank Stabilization
Illinois landowner, Jerry Wyatt, explains the process he used to stabilize the stream bank on his property.of the field. The other part we have here is RSS RP stream bank stabilization project. Eight years ago nine years -- and not for sure what exactly we came in. And we put stone Covert action
How to Get Involved with Aquaculture
Laura Tiu, Director of the Aquaculture Extension from The OSU, talks about how small farms can get involved in Aquaculture. Jordan Anderson reports from the 2014 Farm Science Review from London, Ohio.reared in new landlord -- the director of -- products for the Ohio State . We'll pop culture extension program part of that us up with contacts Mary get. So what does -- little bit about. Agriculture and small farms
ARC PLC Decisions: Election and Enrollment
With cash prices already well below some triggers for payments under the 2014 Farm Bill, sign-up for its programs now looks more important. For corn, the reference price (something like the old target price) is $3.70 a bushel, for example. Successful Farming Business Editor, Dan Looker and IowaEU lacked which farm program. PLC and of course her two different art programs . County our program. And the individual. Our program. And those are decisions that can be made it -- hold -- -- now. We know what the yields are maybe the yields on our farms. Count yields will be released in February. And we'll see estimates by crop reporting district again. In September October. And the final USDA crop reports so election justify your commitment. Of that -- my office number.
ARC PLC Decisions: Updating Base Acres and Yields
Remember that letter you got from your local Farm Service Agency office in late July or early August? It’s the one that told you the base acres you have for each program crop on farms you own or operate. Iowa State University Extension farm management specialist Steve Johnson recently visited theupdate. Step two elections. Elections five year farm program. It is county art program . Arc. Individual farm. Or the PLC program that will be commitment for five years that particular farm program. And again those decisions
Senator Chuck Grassley - Policy Update
U.S. Senator, Chuck Grassley, talks to Dan Looker about what he expects to happen in congress after the summer recess, and beyond.foreign policy and nine. Very fortunate to be here today were a senator Chuck Grassley . At his farm near New Hartford. And besides talking about the crops I can't resist asking a few questions about what's happening in Washington of course this is the recess -- what you expect to happen. After congress returns. Well I'm going you know political answered your question as well be orange did you specifically ask what's happening. Not a lot is happening for the simple reason -- senator Reid the majority leader runs the United States senate. And he's doing everything he can. To avoid tough votes for people in his political party because they're worried about it's
Farm Bill 2014 Timeline
Dan Looker (Successful Farming Business Editor) and Steve Johnson (ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist) discuss possible timing of certain events regarding the Agricultural Act of 2014.of programs. More importantly in our discussion today. This whole idea the Risk Management Agency and CEO. I'll take the best gas when will we see SC EO regulations. May be August again. The programmes ever been
ARC, PLC, SCO, How Do They work?
I am Dan business editor was successful farming magazine. And with us again today is Steve Johnson. Farm management specialist with Iowa State University extension Steve welcome thanks for coming back and today we're gonna talk a little bit about. How all the one of the farm bill programs artworks.-- is like the -- -- program. PLC is like the old counter cyclical . Payment program of the CCP. Then if you dude shoes. The PLC. You can always. And as CEO. Interior insurance mix. And that