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Drought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules for Cover Crop Harvesting in Spring 2013

Drought 2012: USDA Changes Crop Insurance Rules for Cover Crop Harvesting in Spring 2013 Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension A recent UW Extension bulletin explained USDA crop insurance rules applying to farmers growing emergency forage or cover … Continue reading

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Emergency forage and crop insurance rules

Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension This year, many Wisconsin farmers are looking to plant a late summer/early fall crop to produce some extra forage or simply as a cover crop. This bulletin reminds farmers of crop insurance rules so … Continue reading

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Drought and Crop Insurance: Patience Please!

Drought and Crop Insurance: Patience Please! Paul D. Mitchell (Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW Madison/Extension) The year began with plentiful moisture and high hopes as Wisconsin planted 4.35 million corn acres and 1.69 million soybean acres, a Wisconsin record for … Continue reading

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Drought 2012: Forward Contracts and Crop Insurance

Drought 2012: Forward Contracts and Crop Insurance Paul D. Mitchell (Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison/Extension), Brenda Boetel (Agricultural Economics, UW-River Falls/Extension) Many Wisconsin farmers have forward contracts with a local elevator or ethanol plant or have sold futures contracts on … Continue reading

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Economics of Managing Nitrogen for Sweet Corn

Economics of Managing Nitrogen for Sweet Corn Matt Ruark (Dept. of Soil Science), Paul Mitchell (Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics) Nitrogen (N) management for processing sweet corn in Wisconsin has proven to be a complex issue. Sweet corn has … Continue reading

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The National Soybean Sustainability Initiative Online Survey Tool

The National Soybean Sustainability Initiative Online Survey Tool Shawn Conley, Vince David, Carrie Laboski, Paul Mitchell, Paul Esker, Jed Colquhoun, AJ Bussan, Jeff Wyman and Deana Knuteson Soybean production is a critically important component of US agriculture both domestically and … Continue reading

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Crop Insurance Implications of Planting Crops Early

Crop Insurance Implications of Planting Crops Early Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison With the continuing record-breaking temperatures and sunshine warming soils this year, some farmers may be thinking of planting their crops earlier than usual.  Climatologists and … Continue reading

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Pasture, Rangeland Forage (PRF) Insurance: New in Wisconsin for 2011

Pasture, Rangeland Forage (PRF) Insurance: New in Wisconsin for 2011 David Moll and Paul D. Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics, UW-Madison   Key Points Pasture, Rangeland Forage (PRF), a new crop insurance policy to protect grazing and forage production, is … Continue reading

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