Farm Programs http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/5135/more en USDA to close 259 offices, facilities and labs http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-close-259-offices-facilities-and-labs <div class="field-byline"> By David Bennett, Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Facing a shrinking budget, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has outlined moves &ndash; including the closure of 259 offices, facilities and labs under the USDA umbrella &ndash; to save some $150 million annually. Some of the closings have been announced previously.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-close-259-offices-facilities-and-labs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-close-259-offices-facilities-and-labs#comments Business Farm Programs Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:38:00 +0000 52981 at http://farmindustrynews.com Source: USDA Insurance professionals oppose USDA crop insurance plan http://farmindustrynews.com/business/insurance-professionals-oppose-usda-crop-insurance-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA recently released the final draft of a new crop insurance agreement that it claims will save $6 billion in</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/insurance-professionals-oppose-usda-crop-insurance-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/insurance-professionals-oppose-usda-crop-insurance-plan#comments Business Crop insurance Mon, 28 Jun 2010 16:41:00 +0000 42354 at http://farmindustrynews.com Online Profit Calculator from PrecisionAg Institute http://farmindustrynews.com/online-profit-calculator-precisionag-institute <div class="node-body video-body">The Guidance and Section Control Profit Calculator is available online for growers to determine if and how precision</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/online-profit-calculator-precisionag-institute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/online-profit-calculator-precisionag-institute#comments Income Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:35:00 +0000 41830 at http://farmindustrynews.com USDA begins sign-up for SURE January 4 http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-begins-sign-sure-january-4 <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA will begin sign-up for the long-awaited Supplemental Revenue</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-begins-sign-sure-january-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/usda-begins-sign-sure-january-4#comments Business Disaster Tue, 29 Dec 2009 17:22:00 +0000 39093 at http://farmindustrynews.com Conserve and Profit http://farmindustrynews.com/business/conserve-and-profit <div class="field-byline"> Lynn Grooms </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In a recent survey, 60% of approximately 2,000 farmers said they have adopted nutrient management plans, and more than</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/conserve-and-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/conserve-and-profit#comments Business Conservation Fri, 01 Aug 2008 15:00:00 +0000 41028 at http://farmindustrynews.com Lost CRP hurts wildlife http://farmindustrynews.com/business/lost-crp-hurts-wildlife <div class="node-body article-body">Conservation and hunting groups are feeling the effects of losing Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) ground to crop</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/business/lost-crp-hurts-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/business/lost-crp-hurts-wildlife#comments Business Conservation Fri, 15 Feb 2008 16:00:00 +0000 39100 at http://farmindustrynews.com