Virginia Cotton: Converting Generic Base – Keep it Simple

🕔Sep 5, 2018Early this year, congress restored cotton as a title 1 commodity which basically means that it will have a safety net during periods of unprofitable prices. Cotton farmers lost their […]

Wheat: USDA Announces 2017 PLC Payment Rates

🕔Aug 31, 2018On August 29, 2018 the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the 2017 Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment rate for wheat.   The Agricultural Act of 2014 (aka 2014 Farm Bill) […]

Cotton: ARC and PLC Seed Cotton Signup Started

🕔Jul 30, 2018USDA on Monday announced that seed cotton producers, who want to participate in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2018 crop year, may […]

West Texas: 7 Seed Cotton Program Sign-Up Workshops in Aug.

🕔Jul 30, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct more seed cotton program sign-up workshops in August to inform producers of the changes from the recently reinstated government program, an agency economist […]

Farm Bill: Alternatives for ARC-CO and PLC – The Case of Corn

🕔Jul 25, 2018The House and Senate have respectively passed their versions of a 2018 Farm Bill and now a conference committee will attempt to work out differences. Both the House and Senate […]

Webinar: Seed Cotton Program Decision Aid, July 19

🕔Jul 17, 2018Join in Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. CST to hear from Dr. James Richardson, Co-Director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center, Texas A&M AgriLife Senior Faculty Fellow, […]

Farmland Price Runup Wasn’t Just about Ag Prices – Commentary

🕔Jul 12, 2018Agricultural policy makers are faced with two vexing challenges in responding to the long periods of low prices that farmers regularly face. They need to design programs that: 1-do not […]

Farm Bill, 2018: Next Up – Resolving 5 Key Issues Between House and Senate

🕔Jul 6, 2018On June 28, 2018, the Senate overwhelmingly passed its version of the 2018 farm bill with an historic 86 to 11 vote (U.S. Senate, Roll Call Vote 143). Senate passage followed […]

Farm Bill 2018: ARC Won’t Help Farmers if No Supply-Demand Change – Commentary

🕔Jun 29, 2018Over the last year US lawmakers have been saying that the 2018 Farm Bill would, at most, involve incremental change from the 2014 Farm Bill. While the House version contained […]

Farm Bill 2018: Senate Version Passes – No Major Changes – DTN

🕔Jun 29, 2018The Senate passed a new farm bill Thursday with a massive bipartisan vote of 86 to 11, signaling that the Senate Agriculture Committee will be in a strong position in […]

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