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  1. Top Ag News
    Illinois Department of Agriculture’s “Fall Covers for Spring Savers” Application Period Now Open

    Applications are now being accepted for the Illinois Department of Agriculture Fall Covers for Spring Savings Program. Now in its fourth year, […]

    December 16, 2022
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    Wisconsin DATCP Offers Incentives for Planting Cover Crops

    The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), in partnership with USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA), has announced that December […]

    November 21, 2022
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    Tips for Building Carbon-Rich Soils

    While the U.S. corn belt is generally blessed with productive, fertile soils, it is up to growers to use responsible production practices […]

    November 11, 2022
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    Iowa Continues Crop Insurance Discount Program for Cover Crops

    Iowa Ag Secretary Mike Naig has announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) will once again offer its […]

    October 4, 2022
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    Tips for Improving Soil Health

    More than any other asset, soil is the driving force behind strong yields and profitability. Farmers know that improving soil health is […]

    September 12, 2022
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    National Fish and Wildlife Grants $2.6 Mlillion to Farmers Adopting Cover Crops

    The U.S. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced this week a $2.6 million grant program to assist farmers in the planting of […]

    May 27, 2022
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    Can Cover Crops Serve as Forage? Livestock Producers Look to Reduce Feed Costs

    Cover crops are a focal point of agricultural conservation. But can they lend a hand in profitability for livestock producers? As feed […]

    April 27, 2022
  8. Crop Insurance
    Pandemic Cover Crop Program Changes for 2022

    The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation (FCIC) announced the Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP) for 2022. The program will function the same as […]

    March 14, 2022
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    USDA Now Offering Premium Benefits to Producers with Cover Crops, Crop Insurance

    Agricultural producers who have coverage under most crop insurance policies are eligible for a premium benefit from the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

    February 11, 2022
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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