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Gov. Reynolds unveils new Disaster Recovery Farm Interest Program

New assistance is available for Iowa farmers recovering from property damage and losses caused by recent severe weather events. At a press conference Thursday, Governor Kim Reynolds says announced a new Disaster Recovery Farm Interest Program. “This program actually buys down interest rates by... Read More.

A growing interest in utility vehicles on the farm

The President and CEO of Mahindra North America Viren Popli tells Brownfield there are better ways to move around the farm than a pick-up truck and on-farm utility vehicles are becoming more popular. Hear more in this interview from the Commodity Classic. ...

Higher interest rates continue to impact farm management

An ag economist says education is key when it comes to the current lending environment.  Matt Erickson, ag economic and policy advisor with Farm Credit Services of America says higher interest rates are forcing farmers to treat their operations more like a business.  “We... Read More.

MO FSA Director: strong interest in drought programs

The state executive director for Missouri’s Farm Service Agency says last year’s widespread drought has encouraged one of the biggest sign-ups ever for the Livestock Forage Program. “We’ve given out more than $170 million.” Joe Aull tells Brownfield severe to exceptional drought challenged grazing, hay... Read More.

Complete the Chamber Blue Interest Survey BEFORE the 18th

By the McPherson Chamber of Commerce Did your company complete an Interest Survey last year and opt not to enroll in coverage? The McPherson Chamber of Commerce encourages you to take the survey again if you have less than 50 employees. One difference in this... Read More.