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The crop reporting deadline for all spring seeded crops in Iowa is July 15, 2017. ARC/PLC Signup County Committee Nominations
For new and beginning farmers – who may have not filled out a Census of Agriculture before – this is your first opportunity to be counted and make your voices heard.
Ag technology, including aerial crop scouting, data analysis and prescription fertilizer mapping software applications, took center stage this week as Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) President Craig Hill and other ag leaders hosted President Trump at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids to discuss the importance of high tech for the future of agriculture.
Farm Bureau has received many questions from members about the future of individual health care insurance following recent announcements by Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and other carriers that they would not sell or renew individual or family plans after Jan. 1, 2018, that are compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Milk production covered in the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) and buy-up enrollment in 2017 are at the lowest level since the program was introduced
Historically, looking at the macro view of real estate & non-real estate tax expenses for agriculture within selected Midwest states there are steady increases.