2020 Commodity Program Payment Dashboard Jan 18, 2022

🕔Jan 18, 2022
This article discusses payments made by ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) commodity programs for the 2020 crop year.  USDA, FSA (US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service […]

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 […]

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 […]

Farm Bill: Cotton Issues a Significant Concern Apr 6, 2017

🕔Apr 6, 2017
The House Ag Committee’s Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management held its second policy related Farm Bill hearing on Tuesday, as lawmakers continue their examination of agricultural programs in advance […]

Illinois: Crop Insurance Payments Down as Percent of Crop Revenue Aug 25, 2015

🕔Aug 25, 2015
Commodity program and crop insurance payments are a lower percentage of crop revenue since 2006 as compared to 2000 through 2005. This lower percentage holds two implications. First, crop revenue […]

Ag Banker Expects Negative Cashflow; Rumors: Budget Hawks Keep Eyeing Crop Insurance – Keith Good Mar 17, 2015

🕔Mar 17, 2015
Former House Ag Committee Chairman Larry Combest (R-Texas) indicated in a column yesterday at The Hill Online that, “One banker from a farming state that made better yields than most in 2014 paints a bleak […]

Arkansas: Deadlines Approaching for 2014 Farm Bill Considerations Feb 24, 2015

🕔Feb 24, 2015
Producers and land owners have upcoming decisions to select among alternative risk management programs contained in the 2014 Farm Bill. Land owners have until February 27 to schedule an appointment […]

Farm Bill Commodity Program: Decisions and More Decisions Nov 18, 2014

🕔Nov 18, 2014
This article provides an overview of the commodity program decisions of the 2014 Farm Bill, thereby providing a context for each decision that must be made. More details for each […]

Keith Good: ARC, PLC Payments for 2014 to be Bigger Than Anticipated Nov 10, 2014

🕔Nov 10, 2014
Policy Issues: Farm Bill; Tax Extenders; and Budget Amy Mayer reported on Friday at Iowa Public Radio Online that, “The Farm Bill enacted earlier this year was supposed to save taxpayers […]

Mississippi: Farm Bill Workshops Scheduled for December Nov 6, 2014

🕔Nov 6, 2014
These workshops are targeted at our numerous crop producers and will provide detailed information on the new covered commodity programs (ARC & PLC), new crop insurance products (SCO & STAX), […]

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