Georgia Cotton: Hurricane Michael Impacts on ARC/PLC Decision

🕔Nov 12, 2018We recently released a factsheet which compares between the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for this year after Hurricane Michael. We conducted the analysis based on […]

Farm Bill: The “Won’t Work” List Versus Supply Management – Commentary

🕔Nov 7, 2018The 2018 Farm Bill is being written in an intensely partisan environment. We see it in the campaign rallies and in the ads on television.  We see the results of […]

Cotton: Farm Programs – Generic Base Acre Enrollment Deadline Dec. 7

🕔Oct 24, 2018Producers with generic base acres have until Dec. 7, 2018, to allocate generic base acres, update yields, make a program election for seed cotton base acres and enroll farms that […]

USDA Issues $4.8 Bln in Farm Safety Net, Conservation Payments

🕔Oct 12, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the United State Department of Agriculture continues to invest in rural America with more than $4.8 billion in payments being made, starting this […]

Texas: Seed Cotton Farm Bill Training, Lubbock, Oct. 16

🕔Oct 9, 2018A Seed Cotton Farm Bill Training will be held Oct. 16 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock. The center is located north of the airport […]

The Farm Bill Stalemate – Commodity Assistance

🕔Sep 28, 2018The Agricultural Act of 2014 (the 2014 Farm Bill) is scheduled to expire with the 2018 crop, fiscal and calendar years depending on the particular provision.  The earliest of these […]

Virginia Cotton: Converting Generic Base – Keep it Simple

🕔Sep 5, 2018Early this year, congress restored cotton as a title 1 commodity which basically means that it will have a safety net during periods of unprofitable prices. Cotton farmers lost their […]

Cotton: ARC and PLC Seed Cotton Signup Started

🕔Jul 30, 2018USDA on Monday announced that seed cotton producers, who want to participate in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2018 crop year, may […]

West Texas: 7 Seed Cotton Program Sign-Up Workshops in Aug.

🕔Jul 30, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct more seed cotton program sign-up workshops in August to inform producers of the changes from the recently reinstated government program, an agency economist […]

Webinar: Seed Cotton Program Decision Aid, July 19

🕔Jul 17, 2018Join in Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. CST to hear from Dr. James Richardson, Co-Director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center, Texas A&M AgriLife Senior Faculty Fellow, […]

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