Crop Insurance news
The Illinois Corn Growers Association honored several individuals for their roles in supporting farmers and the industry during the organization’s annual meeting.
For corn growers, rootworms are a problem. But how much of a problem they are — and how often — depends on where you farm.
When it comes to the farm bill, every entity involved with the legislation has a different perspective. For state departments of agriculture, which are charged with administering some — but not all — parts of the farm bill, the legislation can bring confusion.
This has been a tough year. Rain did not come at the right times. When you couple that with declining crop prices, rising interest rates and increasing cost of inputs, things sure are tough on the farm.
Dave Kestel is well known on social media for his consistently positive attitude and his upbeat and patriotic photos that salute the American flag and the American farmer.
Evidence continues to pile up that today’s political and grain market pileups will be bigger and messier than first thought. Right now, it’s political carnage that’s making headlines.
At the 2023 National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Annual Meeting, NASDA members adopted several policies.
Farm Action released new research revealing the United States could balance its agricultural trade deficit by converting less than just 0.5% of current farm acreage to the production of higher-value food crops.
In southern Illinois, as in most of the Corn Belt, the 2023 corn and soybean harvest is shaping up to be a year of averages — and variability.
When farmers in southern and south-central Illinois see a check or an automatic deposit from SC Crop Insurance, it’s a good news/bad news situation.
After “the craziness of 2021 and 2022″ the farmland market appears to be catching its breath with stable to slight declines for the first half of 2023.
For Eric Brammeier, who farms and owns a crop insurance business, August is about waiting for harvest — and harvest prices to be set.
A series of Shop Talks are on the calendar with the goal of setting farm policy priorities. Indiana Corn Growers Association and Indiana Soybean Alliance’s Membership and Policy Committee host the Shop Talks.
Chris Gould harvested record wheat yields from his farm in July. “The wheat produced 115 bushels per acre,” said Gould, who together with his wife, Dana, grow corn, soybeans and wheat on their Kane County farm.
The clock is ticking for the farm bill as it is set to expire at the end of September. Farmers and ranchers aren’t the only ones with eyes on the clock, either.