“Corn College TV” on Demand
Now—before spring weather pulls you out of the house—is the perfect time to brush up on your agronomic knowledge. “Corn College TV” features top tips and insight from Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer. You can watch all three seasons of the 30-minute show online. The program delivers practical, hands-on advice about crop production, including fertility, soils, machinery, diseases, insects and herbicides.
Join the Conversation
“AgriTalk” is live every weekday at 10 a.m. CST on more than 70 stations nationally. To find an affiliate near you or listen online, visit www.AgriTalk.com.
Questions Answered About the Farm Bill
Farm bill experts Carl Zulauf, professor at Ohio State University, and Brad Lubben, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension assistant professor, discuss which method of insurance is right for you. (Feb. 10 broadcast)
Rural Hospitals Continue to Shutter
Healthcare reform is taking a toll on rural hospitals. Maggie Elehwany, vice president of government affairs and policy for the National Rural Health Association, provides insight on recent changes. (Feb. 2 broadcast)
Calculate Your Options
Still weighing your farm program options? This AgYield calculator allows you to easily estimate crop insurance payments based on type of insurance, coverage level and yield scenarios. Use the calculator to create and test different options so you can minimize risk and make informed decisions. Plug in your numbers at www.AgWeb.com/agyield-crop-insurance-calculator.
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