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), […]

    Kansas: K-State to Host 15 Farm Bill Meetings in January, February Oct 15, 2014

    🕔Oct 15, 2014
    Farmers are faced with some of the most important decisions of their working lives under the 2014 Farm Bill. To help them make informed decisions, K-State Research and Extension is […]

    2014 Farm Bill: The Big Picture As Seen Through Spending May 22, 2014

    🕔May 22, 2014
    Overview This post takes a broad view of the 2014 farm bill and more specifically the farm safety net as seen through the lens of projected spending levels. In essence, […]

    Website Commodity Calculators Are Coming and Need Diversity – DTN May 7, 2014

    🕔May 7, 2014
    Sometime later this year farmers may rely heavily on website calculators to help choose their new commodity program for the next five years. USDA has $3 million to help fund […]

    Keith Good: USDA Disaster Assistance Program Sign-Up Starts April 15 Apr 8, 2014

    🕔Apr 8, 2014
    Farm Bill- Policy Issues A news release yesterday from USDA indicated that, “The [USDA] announced today that farmers and ranchers can sign up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 […]

    USDA Works to Implement Farm Bill, Navigate Farmers Through Complexity – DTN Feb 27, 2014

    🕔Feb 27, 2014
    USDA is faced with trying to sort out some complicated changes to commodity programs quickly with fewer staff to help walk farmers through all the various decisions, Deputy Agriculture Secretary […]

    Farm Bill: Evaluating Commodity Program Choices Feb 6, 2014

    🕔Feb 6, 2014
    The new farm bill has revised the farm safety net, requiring farmers and landowners to sort through a series of decisions. This post will provide initial analysis and information on […]


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