Weekly update from AgManager.info

In case you missed the latest AgManager.info update, here are some of the highlights!

In the Cattle Marketscattle on prairie

June 15, 2015
“A Return to Normalcy”, by John Michael Riley, Mississippi State University.


Rain and Crop Insurance – Radio Interview 
June 17, 2015
Art Barnaby talks about the crop insurance options available to row crop growers who have either been prevented from planting or have had to re-plant because of the excessive wet weather the last few weeks….he stresses that it’s a very complicated matter that is best discussed in detail with one’s insurance agent.


Complicated Prevented Planting Rules
June 16, 2015
As a result rain, farmers have gone from drought-damaged crops to too wet to plant the crop. Art Barnaby notes that there are a large number of underwriting rules for prevented planting, so farmers need to call their agent if their soybeans are not planted by June 15, the final planting date in the northern tier of Kansas.


Featured Contributor20150205_terry_griffin_0005

Dr. Terry Griffin is the cropping systems economist specializing in big data and precision agriculture. Current projects include farm management decision-making under weather uncertainty, profitable irrigation, and farmland values. He developed methods to analyze site-specific yield monitor data from field-scale experiments using spatial statistical techniques. Terry is a charter member of the International Society of Precision Agriculture. He recently received the 2014 Pierre C. Robert International Precision Agriculture Young Scientist Award for his work in data utilization. He has also received the 2012 Conservation Systems Precision Ag Researcher of the Year and the 2010 PrecisionAg Awards of Excellence for Research.


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