NEWS
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Aug 19, 2013 09:51 AM CDT

Most farmers have put decisions on 2014 health care on the back burner--until they know more about how the Affordable Care Act's individual and employer options materialize. When researching DTN's recent series "Health Care Countdown," DTN Contributing Editor Elizabeth Williams and I even found quite a few corn and soybean farmers who don't yet believe the government will implement mandatory insurance coverage starting Jan. 1, thanks to the 40 attempts by congressional conservatives to revoke the law. That's the deadline formost US citizens and legal immigrants to have coverage,either through their employers, Medicare/Medicaid, their spouses'plans or through statewide marketplaces.

(Ignoring ...

Quick View
  • Prepping for a Pest USDA has released a new set of pest response guidelines for Helicoverpa armigera, the voracious g...
  • Racing the Clock For Brian Marshall, the clock starts the minute a new calf hits the ground. Within the first four...
  • Hay Baling Safety Important Looking at it as a sporting event, mid-July is the halftime of the hay baling season in most of t...
  • Study Your Farm Bill Options Feeding the world population won't be as hard as expected over the next decade some experts forec...
  • Weathering the Drought Parts of the panhandle and western Oklahoma are still considered as being in extreme or exception...
  • Clearing the Air EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told a group of agribusiness representatives that her agency want...
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Peak prices since 2007 didn't slow megafarm consolidation. Mid-size operators may need to collabo...
  • Corn's Hidden Highways Scientists are rewriting the route to better hybrids.
  • Ask the Vet Before implanting heifers that will be bred, consult with a veterinarian to be sure fertility won...
Related News Stories
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Bunge Profits Soar on Strong Ag Sales
Check and Certify
Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Senior Partners - 3