2022 General Standards Handbook (GSH) and Crop Insurance Handbook (CIH) Changes and Clarifications – ProAg

2022 General Standards Handbook (GSH) and Crop Insurance Handbook (CIH) Changes and Clarifications Below are a few of the changes for the 2022 Crop Year outlined in the General Standards Handbook (GSH) and Crop Insurance Handbook (CIH). This is not an all-encompassing list, so please take time to become familiar with all of the language […]

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$28 Billion in Conservation Funding Included in “Build Back Better” Bill – ProAg

Boasting the largest federal investment in land stewardship since the 1930’s dust bowl, farm state Democrats have proposed a $28 billion allocation for conservation and climate-smart agriculture practices included in the Build Back Better legislation currently in negotiations. The amount allocates $5 billion in cover crop payments for both farmers and landowners, offering $25/acre on […]

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Farmers Encouraged to Look at Margin Protection Insurance – ProAg

Since USDA’s Risk Management Agency introduced Margin Protection Insurance in 2016, few have taken advantage of the unique benefits the protection offers. Margin Protection Insurance protects against declines in operating margins and includes both revenue and input cost components for next year’s crop. With the current economic outlook, experts agree the protection seems particularly advantageous, […]

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