Farm Bill Design: Unintended Consequences – Commentary Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019As farm policy has moved away from its roots in the Great Depression, we have observed what policy elements have worked well and which ones have created problems. As farm […]

Farm Conservation Policy – What’s Next? Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019The 2018 Farm Bill produced a rare setback for natural resources conservation policy. The current suite of conservation programs are all built out of the landmark Food Security Act of […]

2014 Farm Bill – Which Paid More, PLC or ARC-CO? Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019The Farm Service Agency recently released 2018 payment rates for both Agricultural Risk Coverage at the County Level (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). With this release, yearly payments for […]

West Texas: 15 Farm Bill sessions scheduled Through End of Year Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of informative Farm Bill sessions across West Texas over the next three months. “The focus of the meetings will be […]

Mississippi: 3 Farm Bill Learning Sessions, Nov. 4-6 Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019The Mississippi State University Extension Service is hosting three training sessions designed to help Mississippi producers understand the 2018 U.S. Farm Bill. The 2018 Farm Bill Update meetings will be […]

4 Things to Consider When Making ARC vs. PLC Decision Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019This article discusses four key elements to consider when choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage at the County Level (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC): expected payments, type of coverage, payment […]

PLC and the 2018 Farm Bill – What’s New? Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019Farmers and landowners can now decide whether to receive commodity title payments from either Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for each covered […]

NDSU Suggests Waiting to Make ARC, PLC Decisions Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019The sign-up period for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program decision under the 2018 Farm Bill has started and will run until March 15, 2020, […]

ARC-CO – Program Changes in the 2018 Farm Bill Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019Farmers and landowners can now make the decision between farm programs, receiving commodity title payments from either Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county level (ARC-CO) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) […]

Hemp Crop Insurance Coverage Available for 2020 Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019Certain industrial hemp growers will be able to obtain insurance coverage under the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) program for crop year 2020. USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) today announced coverage […]

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