Seed Cotton Program: Bipartisan Budget Act Requires Producer Action

🕔May 17, 2018Decisions must be made for the 2018 cotton crop being planted now, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service farm bill expert. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 established […]

Seed Cotton Provisions and the Farm Bill – Everything You Need to Know

🕔May 15, 2018House Agriculture Committee Proposal The legislative process leading to the next farm bill has now begun.  The current 2014 farm bill will end with the 2018 crop year.  On April […]

ARC and PLC: Comparing Payments, 2014-16 Crops

🕔May 11, 2018Payments by ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – County) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) are examined for 22 program commodities using FSA (Farm Service Agency) reported payments for the 2014-16 crops. […]

PLC vs. ARC? Farm Policy Guys Think You May Switch Up

🕔May 10, 2018On April 12, 2018, members of the House of Representatives Agriculture Committee received a copy of the 2018 Farm Bill proposal, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018. A sign […]

Farm Policy: Fixed Price Review; Favorable Treatment of Cotton, Peanuts

🕔May 4, 2018This article continues the discussion of the long-running farm policy that triggers payments to farmers using crop prices fixed in statute (farmdoc daily, April 5, 2018; March 8, 2018; February 22, 2018). The […]

Farm Bill: Ranking Member Peterson Weighs In

🕔May 3, 2018House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson (D., Minn.) was a guest on Wednesday’s “Adams on Agriculture” radio show with Mike Adams.  Rep. Peterson provided his perspective on the status of Farm Bill legislation that was […]

Farm Bill: What’s in the House Draft?

🕔Apr 27, 2018On Thursday, April 18, 2018, the House Agriculture Committee reported its version of the farm bill titled the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (House Ag Committee Press Release, April 18, […]

Texas: 6 Seed Cotton Program Sign-Up Workshops in May

🕔Apr 18, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a number of seed cotton program sign-up Workshops in May to help producers become familiar with the changes brought about through the […]

Farm Bill Kerfuffle: More ‘Family Members’ Could Collect Commodity Payments – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018While most of the focus on the House farm bill is on changes to nutrition programs, a new kerfuffle has cropped up over changes to farm programs that would benefit […]

2018 Farm Bill Debate: Reviewing CBO Baseline, Including Commodities

🕔Apr 13, 2018On April 9, 2018, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its updated and revised baseline for the major programs in the farm bill. If Congress reauthorizes the farm bill programs […]

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