A recent federal tax court ruling might affect the amount of farmland in Southeast Iowa that’s put into conservation programs.
The amount of farmland in conservation programs across Iowa as dropped in the past decade, but Southeast Iowa has actually seen an increase.
Farmers faced not being able to get their corn in on time have several options. They may switch acres from corn to soybeans or they may use “prevented planting “ insurance.
Though some farmers may go with a different option.