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    Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) Pilot Plan of Insurance Changes

    The following changes to the whole-farm revenue protection (WFRP) plan of insurance will be effective for the 2022 and succeeding policy years […]

    September 17, 2021
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    Beef Promotion Checkoff Approved for 2022

    The Cattlemen’s Beef Board has approved a $38.9 million fiscal plan for checkoff spending in 2022. Nine national beef organizations will be […]

    September 17, 2021
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    Stressed Sunflower Crop Could Help Feed Beef Cattle

    Drought-stressed sunflowers could play an important role, even if the seeds aren’t harvestable, in the form of silage for beef cattle forage. […]

    September 17, 2021
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    Five Things to Keep in Mind While Navigating Higher Input Costs

    Talking with your input provider, developing a marketing plan, meeting with your lender, focusing on improving yields and connecting with your crop […]

    September 16, 2021
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    Corn Harvest Begins, 4% Complete

    On track with 2021 growing season trends, corn progress reports maintain the grain at or slightly above average pace as harvest begins. […]

    September 16, 2021
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    Drought Diminishes California Almond Industry

    As water supplies become less available in the western U.S., some almond orchard owners in California, which account for 80% of the […]

    September 16, 2021
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    “Step-up” Basis Fears Calmed, Transfer Tax Removed in Updated Legislation Proposal

    When President Biden unveiled America’s Family Plan, farm country got loud in the face of the proposed changes to the “step-up” basis, […]

    September 15, 2021
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    Perfect Storm of Issues Continue to Drive Up Fertilizer Prices

    While urea prices have more than doubled in the last 15 months, farmers lament on the series of events that have culminated […]

    September 15, 2021
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    Late Summer Heat Offers a Mixed Bag for Farmers

    The hotter-than-typical mid-September weather is helping pushing crops toward maturity, but with a trade-off of depleted soil moisture. The mixed bag is […]

    September 15, 2021
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    USDA Working to Resolve Delayed Federal Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) Program Payments

    USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices around the country began receiving calls late last week from dairy producers reporting missing Dairy Margin […]

    September 14, 2021