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  1. Top Ag News
    Items to Watch for in the 2023 Farm Bill

    As the 2023 Farm Bill starts to draw eyes and lawmakers begin meeting with stakeholders this month, we’ll continue to provide updates […]

    March 21, 2022
  2. Top Ag News
    Crop Insurance, Conservation Work in Tandem Against Climate Change

    Crop insurance continues to serve as a first line of defense against climate change for U.S. farmers. National Crop Insurance Services President […]

    March 1, 2022
  3. Top Ag News
    USDA to Invest $1 Billion in Climate-Smart Ag Projects, Applications Due This Spring

    USDA announced this week a $1 billion investment in pilot projects that promote agricultural projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, or that […]

    February 9, 2022
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    Signup Opens January 31 for 2022 Conservation Reserve Program

    The Conservation Reserve (CRP) Program can help producers and landowners establish long-term conservation areas to promote native species, control erosion and improve […]

    January 28, 2022
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    USDA Announces $52 Million Investments Toward Conservation, Underserved Producer Education

    Information was released on January 10th about a new USDA $50 million investment, across 118 partnerships, to expand access to conservation assistance […]

    January 11, 2022
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    Prescribed Prairie Fires Support Nebraska Ranchers

    Nebraska’s Loess Canyons boasts fertile and productive mixed-grass prairie that supports grazing livestock. Nearly losing the prairie to invading trees such as […]

    January 7, 2022
  7. Crop Insurance
    USDA RMA Announces Details of Post Application Coverage Endorsement (PACE)

    Corn farmers who “split-apply” nitrogen now have another option for insurance coverage. USDA’s Risk Management Agency today announced the details of its […]

    January 5, 2022
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    USDA Announces Changes to Strengthen Conservation Enhancement Program

    The USDA has announced the addition of new partner types to expand opportunities in voluntary conservation for U.S. ag producers and landowners. […]

    December 22, 2021
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    Soil Erosion Rates Decline From Increased Farmer Conservation Efforts

    A study via the USDA-National Resources Inventory (NRI) reports that whole-field erosion rates have declined by 35% between 1982 and 2017, largely […]

    December 8, 2021
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    USDA Updates Crop Insurance to Encourage Wider Adoption of Conservation Practices

    USDA is updating crop insurance to better meet the needs of U.S. farmers, including organic farmers. The USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) […]

    December 2, 2021