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.
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 --
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
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
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.