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    Stopping Invasive Animals

    Feral hogs are one of the biggest nuisances U.S. agriculture faces with as many as 7 million wild hogs in 37 states […]

    November 15, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 2-Lessons Written in Dust

    The images are indelible, captured in novels, history books, songs and old black-and-white photographs.  During the mid-1930s, as Americans were trying to […]

    October 25, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 1-An Introduction

    The 2018 Farm Bill produced a rare setback for natural resources conservation policy. The current suite of conservation programs are all built […]

    October 18, 2019
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    Agency Relocation Progresses

    Far fewer USDA employees than officials expected are moving to Kansas City, Missouri, as part of a controversial relocation announced in June, […]

    October 18, 2019
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    Enrollment Open for Dairy Farmers to Sign Up for Dairy Margin Coverage for 2020

    Dairy farmers may have just finished enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage program for 2019, but USDA has just opened enrollment for […]

    October 8, 2019
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    Choosing Between ARC-CO and PLC

    This article discusses four key elements to consider when choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage at the County Level (ARC-CO) and Price Loss […]

    October 2, 2019
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    Ag Groups Push for FMD Vaccine Bank

    The National Pork Producers Council, the National Milk Producers Federation and the National Corn Growers Association on Tuesday urged the Agriculture Department […]

    October 2, 2019
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    Economists Expect More Producers to Elect PLC Program Amid Low Commodity Prices

    A vast majority of corn and soybean farmers elected the Agriculture Risk Coverage program under the 2014 Farm Bill, but University of […]

    October 1, 2019
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    Making Your 2019 ARC, PLC Decision

    The sign-up period for the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2019 crop year is now open. USDA’s […]

    September 13, 2019
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    USDA now making payments for dairy program

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on June 17 and has started issuing payments to producers who purchased coverage. Producers can enroll through Sept. 20, 2019.

    July 15, 2019