Ursa Farmers Cooperative is hosting their 99th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, August 20th at the Oakley Lindsay Center in Quincy. Registration process begins at 5pm. The Western Illinois Pork Producers is cooking up porkchop sandwiches for our guests to enjoy and as always Kathy Neisen will have some tasty sides and even more delicious desserts… Continue reading UFC 99th Annual Meeting
With the WASDE report on Monday August 12, 2019, the private firms have quesses all over the board, for production, yield, and acres, with some using the last USDA acreage numbers and some using what they perceive to be adjusted figures. The production numbers on guesses have a range of over a billion bushels of… Continue reading World Agricultural Supply & Demand Estimates
Eight UFC office assistants and our leader Heather headed to New Orleans to tour Zen-noh Grain Corporation (ZGC). They are located on the Mississippi River at mile marker 164 near Convent, LA. They can simultaneously load and unload more than 150,000 bushels per hour. The back of the plant houses the rail yard which unloads… Continue reading UFC Office Assistants go to New Orleans!
There has been a lot talk about payment for Prevent Plant (PP) or Replant checks. Some producers haven’t been contacted by an adjuster, some waiting for a call back and some had checks in their hands for several weeks. Which scenario describes you? Did the adjuster promptly call? Did your agent answer your questions accurately and timely? The insurance staff at UFC take pride with not only accurate and expedient service; but recognize the importance of crop insurance to your operation. UFC has been partnered with NAU Country Insurance since 2006. We realize the challenges with farming. When adverse conditions persist, prompt insurance payments can be a financial necessity.
As of August 1, the NAU adjusters have contacted every claim filed for our UFC insurance patrons and have paid out over than half (Replant, Prevent Plant, Wheat) claims. We value our UFC patrons and want to ensure they have the…
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US dollar at 2yr highs, this is great for importing goods we don’t have but bad for exporting surplus (corn, soybeans) South America exported record amount of corn in July 2019, they are selling dirt cheap prices with a good crop and not much of a way to hold it like we can African Swine… Continue reading Friday’s Marketing Comments 8/2/19
There has been a lot talk about payment for Prevent Plant (PP) or Replant checks. Some producers haven’t been contacted by an adjuster, some waiting for a call back and some had checks in their hands for several weeks. Which scenario describes you? Did the adjuster promptly call? Did your agent answer your questions accurately… Continue reading Been paid for prevent plant or replant yet?