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Frequent information updates for agricultural audiences

Grip Payments for 2011 - from Gary Schnitkey

Posted by John Fulton -

On February 23rd, the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released county corn and soybean yields for 2011 (see here ). From these yields, 2011 Group Risk Income Plan (GRIP) payments can be estimated. For corn, GRIP with the harvest r...

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2011 County Crop Yields Released

Posted by John Fulton -

The Crop Reporting Service of the USDA just released 2011 yields by county on February 23. The state average yield was 157 bushels per acre. Logan County averaged 173.4, Sangamon 165.7, DeWitt 177.6, Macon 153.2, Mason 142.7, Tazewell 172.7, and McLean 159.6. The top counties in the state were Woodford at 186.5, DeKalb at 183.8, Carroll at 183.3, Stephenson at 181.6, and Stark at 181.2....

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FAST tools training sessions

Posted by John Fulton -

FAST Training 2012: Farm Analysis Solution Tools Dates and Locations February 10 - Carroll-Lee-Whiteside Extension, Dixon, IL February 14 - Jefferson Co. Extension, Mt. Vernon, IL February 22 - Macon Co. Extension, Decatur, IL February 23 - Champaign Co. Extension, Champaign, IL Agenda Topics Include: Crop Budgeting, Breakeven, Rent D...

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