Hemp-derived product sales are expected to hit $1 billion by 2020, yet the U.S. farmers who are adding this valuable plant to their crop rotation are still denied crop insurance because of cannabis’ federal Schedule 1 status....
Did you know? Livestock are one of the top consumers of corn and distillers grains, a co-product created during the ethanol production process. In livestock feeding, one bushel of corn converts to about eight pounds of beef, 21.6 pounds of chicken or 15.6 pounds of pork. #funagfact
Crop Insurance 301 webinar provides four (4) hours of intermediate level crop insurance knowledge and will apply toward the 12 hours of basic MPCI training required for new agents.
The registration form is available on the ProAgPortal® calendar. This class is limited to ProAg agents or soon-to-be-appointed agents of ProAg agencies.
Sign up using the registration link found on the ProAgPortal calendar today (requires a ProAg agent login) or speak with your ProAg Account Representative for more information.
Topics covered will include:
* APH Limitations
* Production for APH
* Policy Exceptions
* Additional Plans of Insurance
Crop Insurance 301 is a two day class and is scheduled for March 7-8, 2018 at the following times each day:
Eastern: 2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Central: 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Mountain: 12:00 noon – 2:15 pm
Pacific: 11:00 am – 1:15 pm
Contact your ProAg Account Representative with any questions.
Remember to wear blue Friday to show your FFA pride! #FFAWearBlueDay #ffaweek #icanwewillffa
Happy Birthday to our President & CEO, Kendall Jones! Even though her birthday was yesterday, we were able to slow her down for a few minutes to celebrate today and wish her a Happy Belated Birthday! And here's to many more...
When Congress passed a supplemental disaster bill that included cotton and dairy as Title I commodities in the farm programs, the pathway to putting a new farm bill in place became a bit easier, says House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas.
Chairman Conaway said that the disaster legislation “set us up nicely to get a farm bill done on time.”
Our offices are open and ready to service your business needs today. In honor of President's Day, we did want to share this article about all of the Presidents that were active farmers and ranchers. America's about land and freedom and amber fields of grain, so it's no surprise that our list of presidents includes a peanut farmer, an experimental botanist, and more than a couple cattle ranchers. Here are all the presidents who farmed.