Farm Bill Witnesses Urge Protection Improvements Amid High Input Costs Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
Eleven witnesses testifying at a Farm Bill field hearing in Arkansas sought stronger protections amid high production costs, as well as support for conservation measures, programs to increase broadband in […]

2022 Commodity Program Decision: ARC-CO – PLC Decision Indicator Feb 25, 2022

🕔Feb 25, 2022
This article is a follow up to the farmdoc daily article of December 9, 2021.  It discussed a price ratio that had an 81% accuracy in predicting if ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – […]

Commodity Safety Net Programs Enrollment Deadline is March 15 Feb 22, 2022

🕔Feb 22, 2022
USDA’s Farm Service Agency reminds growers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2022 crop year have until […]

Coalition Urges Biden Not to Cut Crop Insurance – DTN Feb 2, 2022

🕔Feb 2, 2022
The Crop Insurance Coalition, which is composed of 55 groups representing farmers, lenders, agricultural input providers, and conservation groups, sent letters to congressional budget and appropriations leaders and the Biden […]

How Well Have Farmers Done in Choosing Between ARC-CO and PLC? Jan 28, 2022

🕔Jan 28, 2022
This article calculates what payments would have been if farmers had elected all ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – county) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) base acres into the program that […]

2020 Commodity Program Payment Dashboard Jan 18, 2022

🕔Jan 18, 2022
This article discusses payments made by ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage) commodity programs for the 2020 crop year.  USDA, FSA (US Department of Agriculture, Farm Service […]

Farm Safety Net: The 2022 PLC and ARC Decision Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Farmers will again have until March 15 to make commodity title program selections. Given the current high prices, commodity title payments are not expected from any program option for the […]

Does Dec. Cash Price Help Predict If ARC-CO or PLC Pays More Next Year? Dec 10, 2021

🕔Dec 10, 2021
This article analyzes if the US December cash price can help inform the annual farm program decision between ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – county) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage). The […]

ARC, PLC Program Sign-Up Underway for 2022 Nov 4, 2021

🕔Nov 4, 2021
The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers to contact their local USDA Service Centers and sign-up for the 2022 Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. […]

Taking a Closer Look at ARC-PLC Payments – DTN Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
Farmers in counties that saw significant yield losses last year for their 2020-21 corn and soybean crops will see payments under the Agricultural Risk Coverage-County program this month. Payments go […]

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