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Wisconsin crop planting progress reports from the USDA

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Corn planting is at or near 5-yr avg and soybeans are still a little behind that average. Recent good weather for most areas of the state has allowed Wisconsin to make big progress. … Continue reading

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Late and Prevented Planting Coverage and Replant Provisions for Wisconsin Farmers

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison This fact sheet quickly reviews crop insurance rules to remind returning growers and to help new growers understand late and prevented planting dates and options. http://www.aae.wisc.edu/pdmitchell/CropInsurance/LatePreventPlant2017.pdf

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Cover Crops and Crop Insurance in Wisconsin

Daniel H. Smith, Nutrient and Pest Management Program Paul D. Mitchell, Extension State Specialist in Cropping Systems and Environmental Management, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin farmers have increasingly been using cover crops, in part because … Continue reading

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Economic Risk and Profitability of Soybean Seed Treatments at Reduced Seeding Rates

Adam P Gaspar, Shawn P Conley and John Gaska, Department of Agronomy Paul Mitchell, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics Introduction Earlier soybean planting coupled with increasing seed costs and higher commodity prices have led to a surge in the … Continue reading

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Farm Bill in action: New type of crop insurance policy for winter wheat available

Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin – Madison Last week the USDA-RMA released information on a new type of crop insurance policy called Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) that is now available in 11 Wisconsin counties.  Here is … Continue reading

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Updating base acres and payment yields under the new Farm Bill

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison The USDA-FSA just announced that they will begin sending letters to eligible farmers that report two types of information: 1) their current base acres and payment yields, and 2) their historical acres … Continue reading

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Economic Risk and Profitability of Soybean Seed Treatments at Reduced Seeding Rates

Adam P Gaspar, Shawn P Conley and John Gaska, Department of Agronomy and Paul Mitchell, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Introduction Earlier soybean planting coupled with increasing seed costs and higher commodity prices have led to … Continue reading

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Economic Risk and Profitability of Soybean Seed Treatments at Reduced Seeding Rates

Adam P Gaspar, Shawn P Conley and John Gaska, Department of Agronomy and Paul Mitchell, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wisconsin Madison Introduction Earlier soybean planting coupled with increasing seed costs and higher commodity prices have led … Continue reading

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Prevented Planting Options for Insured Wisconsin Farmers

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison Assumptions: You bought corn and soybean crop insurance with a yield history of 160 bu/ac for the corn and 40 bu/ac for the soybeans. With 75% Revenue Protection on both crops, your … Continue reading

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Late and Prevented Planting Coverage and Replant Provisions

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison The cool wet weather this spring delayed planting for many Wisconsin farmers.  As of May 28, USDA reports that only 64% of Wisconsin corn and 29% of soybeans have been planted, well … Continue reading

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