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  1. USDA’s New Crop Insurance for Tropical Storms Benefits Producers Impacted by Idalia

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) recent expansion of its hurricane crop insurance policy to cover tropical […]

    September 21, 2023
  2. Transportation Costs Rise in 2023

    The cost of commodity transportation has never been lost on farmers. Whether transporting their goods directly from the farm or entering a […]

    July 27, 2023
  3. Creating a Farm Bill in the House: A Step-by-Step from Farmdoc Daily

    The U.S. House of Representatives has begun the process to elect chairs, ranking members, and majority and minority members of the standing […]

    February 20, 2023
  4. Beef Sees Unseasonably Lower Markets Amidst Global Factors

    With the first week of June comes the cattle market’s transition to summer prices. Seasonal trends typically sway markets in various directions […]

    June 8, 2022
  5. Corn Yield Projections Lower for First Time in Decade

    The World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report Thursday created quite the shock for corn producers. In a historic move, USDA […]

    May 13, 2022
  6. Crop Insurance
    Basics of Crop Insurance: The Process in Four Easy Steps

    In 2021, U.S. farmers invested more than $5 billion in crop insurance policies, protecting more than 130 different crops and more than […]

    January 11, 2022
  7. Hybrid Specialty Seed Crop Provision Changes

    The following changes are applicable to Hybrid Specialty Seed Crop Provisions for the 2022 and succeeding crop years as outlined in Product […]

    December 27, 2021
  8. Hemp Actual Production History (APH) Changes

    The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Board of Directors approved changes to the Hemp APH crop insurance program, under section 508(h) of the […]

    December 23, 2021
  9. Camelina Crop Provision Changes

    The following changes are applicable to Camelina crop insurance provisions for the 2022 and succeeding crop years per Product Management Bulletin PM-21-065: […]

    December 17, 2021
  10. Flued Cured Tobacco Crop Insurance Changes

    Per Product Management Bulletin PM-21-064, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) is implementing improvements to the flue cured tobacco […]

    December 13, 2021