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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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