Taking a Closer Look at ARC-PLC Payments – DTN Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
Farmers in counties that saw significant yield losses last year for their 2020-21 corn and soybean crops will see payments under the Agricultural Risk Coverage-County program this month. Payments go […]

2021 Commodity Program Enrollment Dashboard Oct 5, 2021

🕔Oct 5, 2021
This article contains a summary of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Farm Service Agency (FSA) report on commodity program choice for the 2021 crop year.  For most crops, share […]

Cotton: The Evolving U.S. Safety Net May 14, 2021

🕔May 14, 2021
Cotton is an economically and politically important farm safety net commodity.  Following its program is thus important to understanding the forces and issues impacting the US farm safety net. This […]

Is Ad Hoc Assistance Justified in the Presence of Commodity Programs? May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
The ad hoc Market Facilitation Program (MFP) compensated farms for the estimated loss of exports due to retaliatory tariffs placed on US farm exports by other countries in response to tariffs […]

ARC, PLC: Some Final Considerations if You Haven’t Enrolled Mar 9, 2021

🕔Mar 9, 2021
March 15 is the deadline for producers to make their farm program election decisions for the 2021 crop year. With just a week remaining, today’s article highlights a few final […]

ARC, PLC Enrollment Deadline Approaches Mar 8, 2021

🕔Mar 8, 2021
Agricultural producers who have not yet elected and enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2021 have until March 15. Producers who have […]

2019 Covered Commodity Dashboard and Implications for the Crop Safety Net Feb 19, 2021

🕔Feb 19, 2021
USDA, FSA (US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency) has released 2019 crop year payments by the ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) commodity programs. Together with […]

ARC-CO and PLC: Using Farmdoc Tools to Aid Your Decision Feb 17, 2021

🕔Feb 17, 2021
Two tools are available on the farmdoc website for evaluating Commodity title choices faced by farmers.  The first is the 2018 Farm Bill What-If Tool, a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that calculates payments under […]

The 2021 ARC-PLC Decision – Factors to Consider – DTN Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
Starting with the upcoming 2021 crop season, farmers need to make their farm-bill safety net program elections on an annual basis. University of Illinois economists say it doesn’t look like […]

March 15 Last Day to Complete Enrollment for 2021 ARC, PLC Programs Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2021 must do so by March 15. Producers who have […]

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