Business Editor


Farm Bill Needs Are Many

A new idea for the farm bill — a short-term version of the CRP that would pay farmers for idling land three to five years — drew mixed reactions from a group of farmers and academics Saturday.


Using Revenue Protection as a Marketing Aid

In a time of tight margins, crop insurance is one farming tool that isn’t changing much for 2017. Yet, some argue that many producers still aren’t using revenue protection to its full advantage.