NRCS Announces Conservation Funding Opportunities for 2022 Oct 22, 2021

🕔Oct 22, 2021
USDA is announcing fiscal year 2022 assistance opportunities for agricultural producers and private landowners for key programs, such as the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), Regional Conservation […]

Projected 2020 Commodity Title Payments Jun 28, 2021

🕔Jun 28, 2021
Given increases in prices since the late summer of 2020, commodity title payments for the 2020 marketing year will be limited. Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments are not projected for […]

Ag Committee Examines Disaster Aid – DTN Jun 25, 2021

🕔Jun 25, 2021
American agriculture needs a permanent disaster program that can provide aid quicker than ad-hoc aid that has helped buoy farmers in recent years. That was a repeated theme at a […]

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 […]

Rice: PLC Payments – How Do They Work Under Current Differentiated Program? Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
Farm bills, like most legislation, contain policy experiments.  Usually they are small pilot programs or a variation on existing programs.  Some experiments evolve into larger programs or become the standard […]

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 […]

Mississippi: Farm Programs and Risk Management – Podcast Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
In this episode of the Mississippi Crop Situation podcast, Ag Economist Brian Mills from Stoneville visits the podcast studio to discuss farm programs and risk management with Tom and Jason. […]

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 […]

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