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Jun 3, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Planting has progressed. Get the latest on this week’s Crop Progress report.

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COMMON GROUND BLOG

Jun 24, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Earlier Haying, Grazing and Chopping Allowed, RMA Says

This change does not change what is considered an approved cover crop.

Jun 19, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Nebraska Farmers Get a Reporting Extension at FSA

This change does NOT affect reporting deadlines for crop insurance or for crops covered through FSA’s Non-Insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program.

Jun 18, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Planting Progress: What We Do - and Don't - Know

This week’s forecast for storms isn’t a harbinger of fast progress this week – and we are approaching the date when crops either get in the ground or go unplanted.

Jun 12, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Veteran Farmer and Rancher Crop Insurance Benefits Now Available

Here is what you need to know if you are a military veteran and farmer or rancher.

Jun 11, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Producers: Control What You Can Control

For those adversely impacted by weather, that means making the right financial decision for your operation during this late planting period. For all producers, it means keeping marketing top of mind to maximize profitability.

Jun 3, 2019 | Crop Insurance

Finally, Planting Progress

Planting has progressed. Get the latest on this week’s Crop Progress report.

LEARNING CENTER

Crop Insurance

Multi-county Enterprise Unit Endorsement

Contact your local FCSAmerica insurance agent to learn if the new MCEU would be advantageous to your operation.

Crop Insurance

Make the Most of your Revenue Insurance

Understanding how the right crop insurance and knowing your cost of production work together is critical.

The Business of Agriculture

Pencil out Equipment Costs

Before making an equipment decision, ask if it will improve your productivity and/or profitability.

The Business of Agriculture

How to Better Market What You Produce

With so much volatility in commodity prices, there is no better time than now to use proven marketing strategies.

The Business of Agriculture

Create a Network of Key Advisors and Partners

Experienced farmers know the value of good advisors and partners can be measured in a producer’s bottom line.

The Business of Agriculture

Adding Value to Your Operation and Your Skills

Many young farmers and ranchers have more time and energy than money when starting their operations.

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