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North Dakota: Wheat Producers Will Receive Maximum Farm Bill Payments in 2017

North Dakota: Wheat Producers Will Receive Maximum Farm Bill Payments in 2017

👤By Kelli Armbruster, North Dakota State University 🕔Mar 16, 2017

All North Dakota wheat base acres enrolled in the Agricultural Risk Coverage – County (ARC-CO) program should receive the maximum allowed payment rate in late 2017 for the 2016 year. The payment rate per base acre should range from $21.44

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ARC-CO and PLC Payments: Taking a Look Back, Comparing 2014 and 2015

ARC-CO and PLC Payments: Taking a Look Back, Comparing 2014 and 2015

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 10, 2017

Debate has begun on the next farm bill. A key debate item will be the safety net programs in the commodities title. Roughly 99% of base acres of covered commodities are enrolled in the ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage -County) and

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Farm Bill: Budget Issues – What Can We Expect?

Farm Bill: Budget Issues – What Can We Expect?

👤By Jonathan Coppess, Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 3, 2017

With hearings underway in the House and Senate Ag Committee, the process for writing the next farm bill is taking its initial steps. Echoes of the difficult process for the 2014 Farm Bill are being heard in calls for reductions

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Estimated ARC-CO Payments for 2016

Estimated ARC-CO Payments for 2016

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Nick Paulson, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Feb 27, 2017

On February 23, the National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released county yields for the 2016 crop year. With these yield estimates, fairly accurate estimates of 2016 Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) payments can be obtained. We present

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Farmer Response Rate to USDA Surveys is Dropping – Bad News for You

Farmer Response Rate to USDA Surveys is Dropping – Bad News for You

👤By Robert Johansson and Anne Effland, USDA; and Keith Coble, Mississippi State University 🕔Jan 20, 2017

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts a series of surveys throughout the year to assess farmer planting decisions and production conditions. Among other things, those surveys use farmer responses to estimate crop acreage and yields and provide early information

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Farm Bill 2014: Two Years Later – Update and Outlook

Farm Bill 2014: Two Years Later – Update and Outlook

👤By Nick Paulson and Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 6, 2017

The 2014 Farm Bill introduced a number of changes to farm commodity programs, allowing farmers to choose support through a revenue-based (ARC) or price-based (PLC) program. Now in the third year of the current farm bill, we have two full

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Illinois: NASS Surveys Have Direct Impact on Critical Farm Programs

Illinois: NASS Surveys Have Direct Impact on Critical Farm Programs

👤By Mark Schleusener, USDA NASS 🕔Nov 23, 2016

The NASS mission is to provide timely, accurate, and useful statistics in service to U. S. Agriculture. Crop yield forecasts tend to be our most well-known publications, but NASS measures agriculture in many different ways, ensuring that the full scope

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Illinois: ARC-CO Payment Timing and Cash Rent Bidding

Illinois: ARC-CO Payment Timing and Cash Rent Bidding

👤By Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, and Nick Paulson, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Nov 23, 2016

Understanding the timing of Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) payments is important when making cash rent bids. ARC-CO payments related to 2017 production should be used in budgets when evaluating 2017 cash rent bids. Great uncertainty surrounds

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Illinois: 2016 ARC-CO Payment Uncertainty – First Projections

Illinois: 2016 ARC-CO Payment Uncertainty – First Projections

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Nov 15, 2016

Farmers and landowners recently received 2015 payments under the Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) program. Herein we provide county projections of 2016 ARC-CO payments. If made, these 2016 payments will be received in the fall of 2017

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Next Farm Bill – What Will it Look Like?

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Nov 9, 2016

A critical framing element for the next farm bill debate will be the baseline for the crop programs in the commodity title (Title I). Commentary on the baseline has been appearing as early work on the next farm bill commences.

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