ARC/PLC Payment Rates Announced

What a difference in harvest conditions from last year to this year!  With any luck harvest will be completed in October this year, vs June!  We have a wide swath and varying degrees of bushels and conditions, but the weather has been extremely cooperative to date. Over the last year our office staff performed 576…
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Program Overview

For those of you who were unable to tune into the Zoom Meeting last week, below is the link to view the slideshow.   Program Overview
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Update / Harvest Prices Set

Across the state we are seeing the final push for wheat and barley, pre-lift of sugar beets, some soybeans in the SE being taken off, and soon to be edible beans.   Preliminary Results: Barley – 85-125 bushels across the state Wheat – Reports of ergot in the west (30-55), average to slightly above average…
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Hard Work Pays Off

USDA Allows Some Farmers to Hay, Graze or Chop Cover Crops Early This Year WASHINGTON, August 17, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced that this year farmers who planted cover crops on prevented plant acres in select counties in North and South Dakota will be permitted to…
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Important Update

The agency is entering its final week of acreage reporting.  To date, we have close to 100,000 acres of prevent plant keyed, verified, and paid.  Our team of adjusters from our partner AIP’s have been doing an outstanding job so far in getting claims worked and paid.  Although our reach is far, and different regions…
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Important Update

“I know of no pursuit in which more real and important services can be rendered to any country than by improving its agriculture, its breed of useful animals, and other branches of a husbandman’s cares.” – John F. Kennedy For those of you that attended the February 7th crop update meeting in Fargo and stayed awake…
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