The USDA is expanding its insurance coverage options for specialty crops. Risk Management Agency administrator Marcia Bunger says enterprise units, which allow a producer to insure all acres of an insured crop in the county together, will be available to more crops, including alfalfa... Read More.
A grain trading expert is encouraging farmers to use options as a risk management tool. Brian Wilson spent 25 years as a pit trader at the Chicago Board of Trade. He’s now using that experience to help farmers use options. “And have them be knowledgeable... Read More.
Missouri Governor Mike Parson says the state’s farmers and ranchers will now have access to water and hay in state parks and special hay hauling permits as the drought continues. Producers must contact the Department of Conservation’s area managers before collecting water from state... Read More.