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Crop insurance ignorance or intended.

Does it ever seem like the bureauocracy in Washington's sole purpose is to seperate the public from it's money??

 

This years case in point ---- Crop insurance

2012 drought diseaster ------ Crop insurance payouts had to be huge

2013 better in most areas 

2014 climate relief in many areas and the "belt" looks good.   A real dismal year if your in the "spend the publics money" racket.  So what happened.  USDA pulls out the bullhorn…

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2014 a Big Year for the Big Boys in the Hog Business

Hogs made history this summer. Pork producer profits were, quite simply, enormous -- averaging $82 profit for each hog marketed in the third quarter. "I've never seen anything like it," says Chris Hurt, agricultural economist at Purdue University. "Producers are paying down debt, and banks are smiling ear to ear."…

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Soybean Stocks Fall Way Below Trade Estimates -- USDA

There are far fewer soybeans stored around the U.S. right now than the trade expected, if USDA's data Tuesday is any indication.

In the agency's quarterly Grain Stocks report, USDA pegged old-crop soybean stocks as of September 1 at 92.0 million bushels, down 35% from a year ago. This falls well short of the average trade analyst estimate of 126 million heading into Tuesday's report. The range for soybean stock estimates was 100 to 150 million bushels, making USDA's 92 million-bushel…

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Chortling

Autumn is my favorite time of year.  Koreans say autumn is the time when the sky is high and the horse is fat.  When I experience a balmy, clear blue day with a gentle breeze rustling through a field of drying corn, I sometimes chortle.  To chortle is to chuckle or laugh with happiness and exultation.  Sometimes I just can't help expressing my happiness and contentment at a beautiful autumn day.

As a boy, I remember unloading wagons of ear corn and gazing up at…

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Declining farmer numbers

Started by Jeff Caldwell in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ben Sloan Sep 22. 2 Replies

Pre-Harvest Checklist

Started by Jordan R Anderson in Crops. Last reply by Dave Kraeer Sep 11. 2 Replies

Why is it so hard to get started in farming

Started by Michael Rasmussen in Starting an Operation. Last reply by Michael Rasmussen Aug 23. 6 Replies

Combine Demolition Derby

Started by Laura in Crops. Last reply by John Arting Aug 23. 9 Replies

 
 
 

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