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Revenue protection insurance favors corn for 2nd straight year

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As the March 15 crop insurance purchasing deadline approaches, a University of Kentucky agricultural economist is reporting that revenue insurance will favor corn over soybeans for the second consecutive year. The safety net, also known as the crop insurance price guarantee, is established at the end of each February and is based on futures prices for the December corn and ... Read More »

As Late-Planting Period Closes, Arkansas Corn Growers Face Tough Decisions

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To whatever degree any year in the past decade can be said to have been a “normal year” in Arkansas agriculture, one thing is certain: 2019 isn’t one of them. Heavy springtime rains are nothing new, and neither are depressed commodity prices or prevented planting. But the current confluence of flooding, trade disputes and other factors are forcing many Arkansas ... Read More »