Farm Bill: More Corn in PLC?
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:38PM CST
Despite estimates of $70-per-acre payments for corn farmers in as many as 16 states for this year's corn crop, the Congressional Budget Office released a new projection Monday showing only 37.5% of corn acreage will enroll in the new Agricultural Risk Coverage-County program. Farmers will instead choose to enroll more acres in Price Loss Coverage.
SCO Sticker Shock
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 6:41AM CST
Costs and potential disconnect with county yields make the Supplemental Coverage Option a hard sell in high-risk regions it was supposed to help.
Truck Drivers in Short Supply
Monday, January 26, 2015 11:09AM CST
The U.S. trucking industry is seeing a severe shortage of drivers nationwide, according to industry representatives.
The Attraction of Youth
Monday, January 26, 2015 10:56AM CST
Everyone likes a bargain, but bulls are generally not a good place to pinch pennies. Buy young and you'll probably pay less because he's unproven. But do you really know what sort of calves that bull will produce once he's fully developed?