View From the Cab
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:37PM CDT
DTN View From the Cab farmer Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., has one more thing to do before fall -- plant broccoli. Meanwhile, in Avoca, Iowa, Karen Johnson, her husband Bill, and their son Jerod have been making third-cutting hay while the sun shines -- and sometimes when it doesn't.
Pick Contingency Plans - 3
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:15PM CDT
As crop prices and insurance coverage swoon, farmers may need to supplement incomes with federal farm support programs.
Farming on the Mother Road - 5
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:45AM CDT
Chris Clayton has been continuing his trip looking at the state of agriculture along historic Route 66, dubbed "The Mother Road" by novelist John Steinbeck. In his fifth installment, Clayton examines how modern-day Oklahoma farmers still battle droughts that once drove Dust Bowl farmers to use the highway to escape to what they hoped would be a better life in California.
Pick Contingency Plans - 2
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 4:58PM CDT
Commodity payments are largely capped at $125,000 per person. People must also report under $900,000 adjusted gross income annually to stay eligible for farm programs.