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descriptionDan Looker (@LookerDan) and @ISUExtension Farm Management Specialist, Steve Johnson discuss the new programs in the 2014 Farm Bill.
2014 Crop Insurance Decisions
The 2014 Crop Insurance deadline is March 15. Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist discusses crop insurance decisions with Successful Farming Business Editor, Dan Lookerfun. Talks on management issues and today we're here to talk about crop insurance must be Springsteen because. The deadline is looming as just a few days away you know this this crop insurance . Version March Madness okay but -- com am. There really aren't as many. Changes people might think right. That changes the people have to consider due mainly to these changes prices racing since. The last few years and it has nothing -- farm bill and there's been some confusion. About the new farm bill which does make a lot of improvements to crop insurance but those don't care can. For another year -- accused. At least until this fall far longer term. Makes changes to crop insurance programs so whatever you're doing this brain. Is gonna look pretty. I think silent -- you know -- despondent over the next five years ago. These decisions that you make and fourteen I think -- going to be very redundant in the next few years let's take a look at a slide that looks at crop insurance decision. The majority of farmers and -- using revenue protection for our. Faced a -- at the level of coverage 6585%. So if you elect 65%. There's a deductible and that deductible. Would be at the 35% level. You choose 85% -- you 15% deductible. The higher the level of coverage the last government subsidies as providing crop insurance . You also have to make decision each year recharge personal trainer yes cast out each you're gonna decide what kind of you
Managing Crop Margins
Iowa State University Extension, Farm and Agriculture Business Specialist, Steve Johnson, discusses tight crop margins for 2014.dollars a -- thinking we're gonna grow up probably -- record -- South America with some sort of normal weather. We're gonna rotate -- likely slightly more bean acres in the US I don't know thatthat I wanna take advantage of maybe some production and certainly in South America this fall and winter we usually get that sometime between. November and February. We usually have too much rain somewhere insolvent burglar.
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 .
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