RMA may require pre-watering

Feb 14, 2005
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 on four to 10 years of yield data. The cha...

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