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Cotton Planting: Generic Base Acres Program is a ‘Disconnect’ for Growers

Cotton Planting: Generic Base Acres Program is a ‘Disconnect’ for Growers

πŸ‘€By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔May 19, 2017

This article continues discussion of cotton support, a key contemporary farm policy issue. Cotton is not a covered commodity under the ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) commodity programs enacted in the 2014 farm bill. This decision

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Cotton: How Effective Is Farm Safety Net Support?

Cotton: How Effective Is Farm Safety Net Support?

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, Jonathan Coppess, and Nick Paulson, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔May 12, 2017

As discussed in several articles over the last year, support for cotton is a key contemporary farm policy issue. These articles have discussed various aspects of the issue but have focused on assistance by the ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and

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Nebraska Panhandle: Farm Program Payouts and Projections

Nebraska Panhandle: Farm Program Payouts and Projections

πŸ‘€By Jessica Groskopf and Brad Lubben, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Apr 12, 2017

Editor’s Note:Β This Panhandle Perspectives column, published by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, offers data and examples specific to western Nebraska. The 2014 Farm Bill reached its halfway point last year, and Congress is beginning

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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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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?

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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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