ARC or PLC Strategies
Dan Looker and Iowa State Extension Farm Management Specialist, Steve Johnson, discuss FSA commodity crop enrollment decisions and the 2014 Farm Bill.our -- -- price. But that's how you calculate price on the art programs PLC simple reference price 370 court. 840 means. By. Fonts -- those prices. That are offering higher. Heart triggered. He'll see us
Base Acreage Reallocation
Dan Looker and Iowa State Extension Farm Management Specialist, Steve Johnson, discuss base acreage reallocation and the 2014 Farm Bill.chance to sign up for to choose between this year. The agricultural risk coverage which as a revenue program. And price loss coverage which is a so called target price program only now it's called the reference price. And all of this is somewhat of-- you -- -- -- you mention our revenue base -- the price loss . -- is like -- acre program PLC is like the old counter cyclical program. There's another piece and I think it's base
Stopping Nitrate Pollution
William Stowe, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Des Moines, IA Water Works, discusses what can be done for nitrate removal for clean water.early nineties when we violated that is one waterworks -- violated the safe drinking water standards. And was told by the US Environmental Protection Agency that we had do. Construct these facilities. To provide safe drinking water to cost -- their early ninety's of about four and a half of 500 dollar societal call. But the operating costs on
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
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.
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
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.
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
No Rush to Make Farm Bill Decisions
Dan Looker (@LookerDan) and @ISUExtension Farm Management Specialist, Steve Johnson discuss the new programs in the 2014 Farm Bill.-- business that are successful farming magazine. With me -- today is Steve Johnson . If our management specialist with extension and Iowa State University. I'm Steve welcome it's good to talk about Fargo fire -- and
Five Year Farm Program
Dan Looker (Successful Farming Business Editor) and Steve Johnson (ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist) discuss the range of 'safety nets' available to farms in the Agricultural Act of 2014.Would you want to enroll your farm in to the PLC. Or price loss coverage. Again I think it's important to discern the difference. Arc is a revenue based yields and price. County our farm fields.