RMA may require pre-watering
Farmers who are considering not watering before planting this spring as
a way to save on production costs may want to think again.
USDA’s Risk Management Agency has changed the basic crop provisions
rule for 2005, so that farmers who pre-watered in the past but decide
not to this year could see their current actual production histories adjusted.
APH, used to determine crop insurance coverage levels, is an average based
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