MyAgData Leader: Getting to Know Rex Garthaus

When we launched our leadership series, we did so with the intention of spotlighting the people behind our brand. Why? Because consumers are more likely to trust a company when they know more about the team behind the brand. Our series began with a look at women in...

Offer Ends Soon – Give the USDA the Acreage Reporting You Both Want

Don’t make your FSA appointment just yet! We have a sizzling summer offer for you to register for MyAgData to streamline your acreage reporting process. For the next 7 days only, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allowing you to use MyAgData® and...

Give the USDA the Acreage Reporting You Both Want

For the next 14 days, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is allowing you to use MyAgData® and the planting data you already have to report acreage directly to the USDA—and to have that data shared with both your FSA County Office and crop insurance...

Why Accuracy and Timeliness Are Essential for Crop Insurance Agents

“July is when we get busy. July 15th’s our deadline,” says Jessica Skaggs, a crop specialist with Country Financial. “Farmers are busy, we’re busy. All the work has to be done.” Sound familiar? Spring planting is wrapping up, and farmers are ready to plow...

Why Precision Agriculture Results in Cost Savings for Farmers

With advances in technology, it’s no surprise that cost savings is the number motivator for farmers when it comes to precision agriculture. Cost savings is also the primary reason that more and more farmers are using precision farming technology each year. Why?...

Farmers: Don’t Make Your FSA Appointment Just Yet!

Starting June 25, 2018, the USDA will launch an acreage reporting pilot program to test new ag technologies with an eye toward reducing producers’ increasingly heavy administrative burden. You, your agent, or your service provider will now be able to report acreage...