Yields
Information Files
Historical Corn Yields by County -- A1-12     
Historical Soybean Yields by County -- A1-13    
Corn and Soybean County Yields -- A1-14
Newsletter Articles
USDA NASS county yield results from 2017 -- March 2018  
Budget & Record Summaries
Information Files
Estimated Costs of Pasture and Hay Production -- A1-15    
Estimated Costs of Crop Production -- A1-20  
Historical Costs of Crop Production -- A1-21  
Organic Crops      
Speciality Crops      
Newsletter Articles
Estimating costs of crop production vital for 2019 farm businesses -- January 2019  
Lower land and crop input costs barely offset higher fuel and labor costs in 2018 -- January 2018    
Lower costs bring cautious optimism in 2017 -- February 2017    
Changes in financial indicators for a panel of Iowa farms -- November 2016    
2016 gross crop margins negative despite lower costs -- January 2016    

Profitability
Information Files
Evaluating Profitability of Crop Rotations -- A1-80    
Tracking the Profitability of Iowa Corn Production -- A1-85    
Tracking the Profitability of Iowa Soybean Production -- A1-86
Energy and Economic Returns by Crop Rotation -- A1-90  
Economics of Cover Crops -- A1-91    
Newsletter Articles
New tool helps farmers make cover crop decisions -- November 2018  
New online tool can help farmers see value of cover crops and paths to profitability -- May 2018    
A look at long-term corn and soybean profitability -- April 2016    
New website for regional corn nitrogen rate calculator -- June 2016    

Government Programs
Information Files
2014 Farm Bill: Terms to Know -- A1-30      
New Safety Net: PLC, ARC-CO, ARC-IC -- A1-32
Farm Bill Programs: Data and Methods for ARC-County and PLC -- A1-33
2019 Corn and Soybean Commodity Loan Rates -- A1-34
2018 Farm Bill: PLC Payment Yield Update -- A1-35  
2014 Farm Bill Calculator -- A1-36  
Trade Assistance Package in 2018 -- A1-37  
Marketing Loans and LDPs -- A1-38
Conservation Practices for Landlords -- A1-41  
Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) -- A1-44  
Newsletter Articles
Virtual farm bill meeting series for 2021 decisions -- January 2021  
Projected ARC/PLC payments in 2020 -- August 2020  
How to streamline your CFAP application -- June 2020  
Farm bill meetings happening across Iowa -- November 2019  
Soybean harvest strategy for securing MFP payment -- October 2018    
Cost-share programs for cover crops available to Iowa farmers in 2018 -- October 2018    
What can Iowa farmers expect from ARC/PLC and the Trade Assistance Package in 2018? -- September 2018    
Payments under 2014 Farm Bill safety net provide small cushion for producers in many Iowa counties -- November 2016    
Why USDA NASS yields are not used to project ARC-CO payments -- April 2016    
ARC/PLC payments in 2016 and 2017 -- March 2016    

Crop Insurance
Information Files
Current Crop Insurance Policies -- A1-48
Hail Damage Can Affect Crop Insurance Yields -- A1-49    
Important Crop Insurance Dates -- A1-50
Yield Protection Crop Insurance -- A1-52
Revenue Protection Crop Insurance -- A1-54  
Proven Yields and Insurance Units for Crop Insurance -- A1-55  
Trend-Adjusted Actual Production History (APH) -- A1-56  
Delayed and Prevented Planting Provisions -- A1-57  
Risk Management Tools: Basics of Crop Insurance -- A1-58  
Drought Damage Can Affect Crop Insurance Yields -- A1-59  
Whole Farm Revenue Crop Insurance -- A1-60  
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) -- A1-61    
Newsletter Articles
Practical guidelines to file crop insurance losses due to the derecho -- September 2020  
Questions frequently asked about prevented planting -- April 2019  
Production evidence for market facilitation program and crop insurance -- December 2018    
Crop revenue insurance proceeds - price loss versus yield loss -- August 2018    
Initial, delayed, and prevented planting decisions -- April 2018    
Expect lower premiums for 2018 crop insurance -- February 2018    
Crop Revenue insurance proceeds -- price loss versus yield loss -- September 2017    
Crop insurance coverage-frequently asked questions in times of drought or floods -- August 2017    

Analysis
Information Files
Pricing Forage in the Field -- A1-65    
Estimating a Value for Corn Stover -- A1-70  
Value of Soil Erosion to the Land Owner -- A1-75

 

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