Legislation http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/5538/more en Farm Bill decisions: ARC, PLC, 5-year choices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-bill-decisions-arc-plc-5-year-choices <div class="field-deck"> Farmers and landowners will be locked into five-year choice. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Ken McCauley believes the new Farm Bill’s commodity support programs provide his Kansas farm a good safety net. But like most growers he wants more information on farm-bill provisions, including the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs, still being finalized by USDA.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-bill-decisions-arc-plc-5-year-choices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-bill-decisions-arc-plc-5-year-choices#comments Issues Farm Bill Farm Programs Sat, 22 Mar 2014 03:05:00 +0000 89871 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 4 considerations when choosing a farm bill commodity program http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/4-considerations-when-choosing-farm-bill-commodity-program <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois farmdocDaily </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With a signed farm bill, now comes the hard part: farmers making decisions about which commodity programs to participate in and navigating the details of the Price Loss Coverage and Agriculture Risk Coverage programs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/4-considerations-when-choosing-farm-bill-commodity-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/4-considerations-when-choosing-farm-bill-commodity-program#comments Issues Farm Bill Fri, 07 Feb 2014 21:54:00 +0000 88991 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com House, Senate pass new farm bill http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/house-senate-pass-new-farm-bill <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The new farm bill will reduce overall federal spending, will reduce total CRP acreage and will make some significant changes to farm commodity programs. The new farm bill will govern federal farm programs for the next five years (2014-2018), and commodity programs will be implemented for the 2014 crop year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/house-senate-pass-new-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/house-senate-pass-new-farm-bill#comments Issues Farm Bill Focus on Ag Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:43:00 +0000 88901 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farm program breakdown: Price Loss Coverage or Agricultural Risk Coverage? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-program-breakdown-price-loss-coverage-or-agricultural-risk-coverage <div class="field-byline"> Source: Farmgate blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>While farmers wait for Senate approval on the new farm bill, they can look at the risk-management options available in the new legislation. The options available include Price Loss Coverage and Agricultural Risk Coverage.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-program-breakdown-price-loss-coverage-or-agricultural-risk-coverage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-program-breakdown-price-loss-coverage-or-agricultural-risk-coverage#comments Issues Farm Bill Income Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:22:00 +0000 88871 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farm bill passes house, Senate to vote soon http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-bill-passes-house-senate-vote-soon <div class="field-byline"> Source: Commodity organizations </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Farmers across the U.S. heard good news this week as farm bill legislation was approved in the Conference Committee, and then went to the House for a passing vote of 251 to 166. The Senate is expected to vote next week.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-bill-passes-house-senate-vote-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/farm-bill-passes-house-senate-vote-soon#comments Issues Farm Bill Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:42:00 +0000 88831 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Dairy policy holding up farm bill, not nutrition program http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/dairy-policy-holding-farm-bill-not-nutrition-program <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> A struggle over finalizing future dairy policy, rather than provisions for the Nutrition or Commodity Title, has stalled the farm bill process in recent weeks, as the U.S. Senate and House Conference Committee attempted to reach a final farm bill agreement for consideration by both houses of Congress.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/dairy-policy-holding-farm-bill-not-nutrition-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/dairy-policy-holding-farm-bill-not-nutrition-program#comments Issues Farm Bill Focus on Ag Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:23:00 +0000 88461 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com New farm bill soon? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/new-farm-bill-soon <div class="field-byline"> Source: Farmgate blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Stu Ellis, author at Farmgate blog, says that farmers could see a 2014 Farm Bill in the next 10 days or so. Without knowing what the bill will fully entail, the Conference Committee will have their work cut out for them to compromise and get a new farm bill on the table for farmers in the U.S.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/new-farm-bill-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/new-farm-bill-soon#comments Issues Farm Bill Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:27:00 +0000 88291 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com New publications help explain ag policy http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/new-publications-help-explain-ag-policy <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Free publications from Purdue Extension will help explain ag policy issues and how they affect the agricultural economy. Topics will cover direct payments, farm bill, payment limits, renewable fuels and more.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/new-publications-help-explain-ag-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/issues/new-publications-help-explain-ag-policy#comments Issues Farm Bill Farm Programs Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:09:00 +0000 88101 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Looking ahead to 2014 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/looking-ahead-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>2014 is setting up to be another interesting year in the agriculture industry, following a fairly profitable year in 2013 for many crop producers in the Upper Midwest.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/looking-ahead-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/looking-ahead-2014#comments Issues Farm Bill Management Focus on Ag Mon, 30 Dec 2013 20:14:00 +0000 88071 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Farm bill conference continues http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farm-bill-conference-continues <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The 41 members of the U.S. House and Senate Conference Committee, designated to determine a new farm bill, are in the process of trying to reach a compromise on the versions of the new farm bill that were passed earlier this year by both the Senate and House. </p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/focus-ag">Focus on Ag</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farm-bill-conference-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/farm-bill-conference-continues#comments Issues Farm Bill Focus on Ag Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:19:00 +0000 87051 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com