STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT Crop insurance deadline nears
A few years ago, I phoned area crop insurance agents just prior to the annual March 15 deadline forpurchasing or modifying crop insurance for spring-planted crops. I was curious about the trends and p... Posted on 3/4/13 at 3:35 PM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
We got our rain after your fields took what they needed, plus a
little extra. It seems whatever rain crosses Carrington, North Dakota
ends up here, Dave. We've had a about two and a quarte... Posted on 6/17/12 at 5:40 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration says the number of hours flown by crop dusters climbed 29 percent between 2003 and 2007 to more than 1.4 million. The surge in demand is mainly in the Midwest and tied closely to the region's hallmark crops — corn and soybeans.
BISMARCK (AP) — The National Crop Insurance Services group says a record $8.6 billion in crop insurance indemnity payments were made to U.S. farmers in 2008, and a lot of that money went to farmers in the Dakotas.
Ag producers in southwestern North Dakota have two weeks left to signup for the Natural Resource Conservation Service’s Conservation Security Program.
The initial signup began on April 16 and has been slow. But because of recent rainfall in the region, producers had a little time apply for the program late this week.
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