What to keep in mind this growing season when it comes to crop insurance

Farmers are planning for the new growing season, and it could be a year unlike any other. From lingering effects of the pandemic to lofty input prices, it can be challenging to make planting decisions.

The situation could force you to consider crop insurance and some of you have a new option available.

This year it will cost a central Illinois farmer about $100 dollars more an acre to plant corn.

Ag economist Gary Schnitkey compiles crop budget for the University of Illinois. He says that input costs have a definite impact on the effectiveness of crop insurance coverage.


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