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 […]

The 2021 ARC-PLC Decision – Factors to Consider – DTN Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
Starting with the upcoming 2021 crop season, farmers need to make their farm-bill safety net program elections on an annual basis. University of Illinois economists say it doesn’t look like […]

March 15 Last Day to Complete Enrollment for 2021 ARC, PLC Programs Feb 10, 2021

🕔Feb 10, 2021
Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2021 must do so by March 15. Producers who have […]

Details Behind the Quality Loss Adjustment Program Feb 5, 2021

🕔Feb 5, 2021
Farms that suffered crop quality losses in 2018 or 2019 can apply for aid in a new disaster relief program. The Quality Loss Adjustment program was announced by the United […]

Tom Vilsack Nominee to Return as Secretary of Agriculture – Commentary Jan 12, 2021

🕔Jan 12, 2021
The incoming Biden administration has announced that it will nominate Tom Vilsack as Secretary of Agriculture, a role he held for the 8 years of the Obama Administration. This announcement […]

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