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.
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
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
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
Efficiency on the Farm 2 Series 2
this efficient on the farm segment I'm just In a recent article successful farming editors guild and reported on making sure you the right pesticide mix. In the right sequence can improve efficiency. Capability casting it solutions that has become a lost art forms today with many applicator dumpingimprove efficiency. Capability casting it -- solutions that has become a lost art forms today with many applicator -- dumping products into -- conductor. But sometimes terrible results. -- chemicals from -- happened clogging the -- it's important to determine the right order for the mix and add each chemical separately. Spare ownership and it was -- get the most out of good weather conditions. However ownership means mixing here and spray products. You wanna be proficient in that process. It's also important to spray pesticides one type of the time since the chemical classes each may -- -- -- drop sides. Read more about becoming efficient on the -- and successful farming magazine or website agriculture
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.
'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
Efficiency on the Farm 7
Welcome to this week's Efficiency on the Farm segment. I'm Justin Davy. And a recent article, Successful Farming editor, Dan Looker, reported how incorporating computer dashboards into your business can improve efficiency. Dashboards are computer programs that do calculations in the background toSouth Dakota State University. Dunn has worked with ranches that highlight cow pregnancy rates , calf weaning weights and rates and inventory over time. Financials might include cost of each calf produced, total annual cost per cow and net income per cow. For [unk] producers, dashboards may show bushels per acre, cost weights , cost per acre, cost per bushel and profitability per acre. Read more about gaining efficiency on the farm in Successful Farming Magazine at
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.
Ag's app momentum growing
The curve of adoption of smartphone and tablet apps in agriculture is sharpening, says app specialist with DuPont Pioneer.After her proliferating in Arab culture at a rapid pace he can win next night -- -- -- -- -- trying to the apps aren't as playing here I know that's not