The administrator for USDA's Risk Management Agency told participants
at a crop insurance convention Monday that RMA is now busy implementing the
changes to crop insurance that Congress included in the farm bill. One he
expects to be popular will allow farmers with "enterprise units" to include
acreage in more than one county.
See DTN Ag News. BCrop Insurance Update...
Crops need the proper amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium
to produce healthy plants and top yields. Nearly as important is sulfur. Plants
not only need sulfur but also require it in the right form for plant
See DTN Ag News. BSulfur: One Vital Nutrient...
Two Michigan men will serve prison time for their roles in helping
Stamp Farms LLC falsely attain crop insurance.
See DTN Ag News. BStamp Co-Defendants Sentenced...
This farmer puts all of his management focus on sugarcane and has one
of the highest-producing cane farms in Louisiana.
See DTN Ag News. 4^Best Young Farmers/Ranchers-5...
DTN joined a tour of U.S. farmers through parts of Amazonia, Mato
Grosso and Parana states in Brazil during the first two weeks in February.
Farmers touring Mato Grosso and Parana repeatedly noted their soybean yields
were lower than expected, but they had shifted to their second crop, which was
either cotton or corn.
See DTN Ag News. BTaking in Mato Grosso's Scope...
Snow in much of the western Midwest and Plains Wednesday. Rain, ice and snow for eastern Midwest areas. Rain in the Delta and Southeast, while there will be some ice storm formation as well. Snow in the Pacific Northwest. » More DTN Weather Commentary
Posted at 1:45PM Tue Feb 19, 2019 CST
Did You Know?
In 1917 U.S. grade standards for potatoes were issued, representing the first official grade standard for a fruit or vegetable issued by the USDA