NEWS
NCGA Rejects Compliance Change
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Thu Feb 28, 2013 01:57 PM CST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (DTN) -- Delegates for the National Corn Growers Association remain leery of the prospect of tying conservation compliance to eligibility for crop-insurance premium subsidies.

In an early policy debate during the Corn Congress at Commodity Classic, producers voted 45-75 on Thursday to reject changes to NCGA's policy that currently opposes requiring farmers to maintain conservation measures to keep eligibility for the premium subsidy.

NCGA, the American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers all are meeting this week at a resort in Kissimmee, just outside of Orlando.

Members of the South Dakota Corn Growers ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
Feds to Examine Biotech Rules
Feds to Examine Biotech Rules
U.S., Cuba Re-Establish Diplomatic Ties
Washington Insider-Thursday
Ag Policy Blog
Washington Insider-Wednesday
Anti-TPP Group Sues Japan Government
StatsCan Acreage Summary
Washington Insider-- Tuesday
States Sue Over WOTUS