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Major Impact From Winter Storms

Major Impact From Winter Storms

Extreme cold and snow are creating challenges for farmers/ranchers trying to keep their livestock warm, fed, and watered. The storms...

Court blocks Bayer dicamba sales

Court blocks Bayer dicamba sales

This is NOT good. We are about to get into the peak POST application period for Dicamba in the midwest. Read the entire article.

Modern Day Cattle Rustling

Modern Day Cattle Rustling

The Agricultural claims insurance handles many cattle claims, but this is a new twist for cattle rustling.

It's time to Prepare for the 2021 Crop Season

It's time to Prepare for the 2021 Crop Season

Anyone using products containing paraquat (Gramoxone and all other generic formulations) must now complete an EPA-mandated training before application. Here are some important points:

2020 Claims Season Challenged The Industry

2020 Claims Season Challenged The Industry

We are pleased to announce the 2020 Ag Claims Virtual Mini-Conference. Designed to support your work day with valuable training topics, networking, and knowledge about what the sponsors being to the industry.

EPA announced it is renewing Dicamba registration

EPA announced it is renewing Dicamba registration

EPA announced yesterday that it will be renewing Dicamba registration on Dicamba tolerant soybean and cotton until the end of 2025 season.  It has made some changes to the label language, and the important ones are, 1). Increase the downwind buffer to 220-ft from 110-ft. 2) Cut off date is June 30 for soybeans and July 30 for cotton, 3)  need a buffering agent in the tank to maintain pH

It would still be a restricted use product, and training requirements still remain.

Dicamba - Gone, July 30,2020

Dicamba - Gone, July 30,2020

If you haven’t been following the news, dicamba has stopped or will be stopped from all use by July 30, 2020. Iowa State released an article explaining what went wrong in Iowa.

Is Hemp the answer?

Is Hemp the answer?

Many farmers have jumped into the hemp market, some just putting their toe in the water, and others have cannon balled in the deep end. This article shows that we all have a lot to learn about hemp, from the seed to market. Research is important, but so is a safety net. Click here to read the complete article.

High Nitrate

Deaths of cattle in Missouri being blamed on high nitrate levels.

EPA Extends Dicamba Registration

The EPA has announced it will extend the registration of dicamba for two years for over-the-top use in dicamba-resistant crops.