FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Wed Feb 12, 2014 06:24 PM CST


Put '14 Crop Insurance on Auto Pilot

Good news is that the new farm bill poses little change in your crop insurance decisions for 2014, so what worked for you in years past should be standard operation procedure this season, University of Illinois economist Gary Schnitkey writes in a recent post on FarmDoc.com. Even the new rule linking crop insurance and conservation compliance won't go into effect until 2015.

One major difference of course is that commodity prices have tumbled in the past year, so if crop insurance guarantees were set for spring crops today, they'd run a mere ...

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