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
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.
Iowa farmland profitability remains uncertain
says though interest in Iowa farmland is high, profitability remains uncertain.the the prices that are stain around him as folks are doing cash flows right now they casino's cash flows workings. Cause them to be optimistic that all farmers are opportunistic and January and so I think there's a lot of optimism now. As we hear of all the things that impact our -- -- Here crop production here and other places where your man. Economic growth in Europe and in Asia. There's a lot of things that can impact that that are beyond our offense line and although
Efficiency on the Farm 4
Welcome to this efficiency on the farm segment I'm Justin day. In a recent article successful farming editor rich V reporter on the new nitrogen tool that promises to take some of the guesswork accusing hike rates. Carol Mann soil scientist and professor Cornell University. Believes weather holdsnitrogen tool that promises to take some of the guesswork -- accusing hike rates . Carol Mann -- soil scientist and professor Cornell University . Believes weather holds the key to managing nitrogen. I believe led him and colleagues at Cornell to develop a web based tool called adapt and it accounts for field the field and year to year variability. And the availability of nitrogen in the soil. The tool enables growers to adjust rates based on local conditions especially whether. Adapt and also links the daily climate which accounts for weather influences than expected economic yield
Collin Peterson on crop insurance
-I just wanted to ask. It's not because, you know, we have any particular criticisms of the crop insurance program. Many of our readers, viewers are still worried about it because the Environmental Working Group and other small government organizations want to cut spending on crop insurance, and soIt's not because, you know, we have any particular criticisms of the crop insurance program. Many of our readers, viewers are still worried about it because the Environmental Working Group and other small government organizations want to cut spending on crop insurance , and so my question is, do you think there is any chance that the House agriculture committee would reduce the levels of premium subsidies for crop insurance in the next farm bill? -No, I don't think so. I mean, anything that happened, it would be a limit on the premium subsidies on very large [unk], and I don't think that will happen either, but there is some momentum building there, I guess, and I hear about that from people who might not at all concerned, but some people who are driving up the land prices and rent prices to a point where it's crazy, you know, and a lot of people think it's, to some extent, causing the problem for
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.