Corn, Soybeans: Crop Insurance – Premiums for the Enhanced Coverage Option Dec 9, 2020

🕔Dec 9, 2020
Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) will be available for the first time in 2021. With ECO, purchasers of Revenue Protection (RP) or other COMBO products can extend county-level coverage up to […]

Mississippi: PLC Payment Rates for 2019/20 Nov 16, 2020

🕔Nov 16, 2020
The latest expected Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Program payment rates for the 2019 and 2020 marketing years as of November 10, 2020.

USA Rice Releases PLC Payment Calculator for 2019 Crop Nov 2, 2020

🕔Nov 2, 2020
Following USDA’s announcement of the Market Year Average (MYA) prices for southern long and medium/short grain rice on October 30, USA Rice has released an updated Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payment […]

Reminder: Update Safety-Net Program Crop Yields by Sept. 30 Sep 25, 2020

🕔Sep 25, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farm owners of the September 30 deadline to update Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program yields for covered commodities on the farm. This is a […]

USDA – Update Safety-Net Program Crop Yields by Sept. 30 Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farm owners that they have a one-time opportunity to update Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program yields for covered commodities on the farm. The deadline […]

Soybeans and PLC: A Need for Better Equity Among Program Crops Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
This article examines the reference price for soybeans.  It is sparked in part by soybeans being only one of only 5 covered commodities that received no payment from the Price […]

ARC, PLC – June 30 Last Day for 2020 Enrollment Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
Agricultural producers who have not yet enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for 2020 must do so by June 30. Although program elections […]

Farm Programs: Has Coronavirus Impacted Payment Outlook? May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 control measures have resulted in dramatically lower commodity prices, leading to questions about whether commodity program selections would be different after COVID-19. Herein we present […]

Corn, Soybeans: Is the Farm Safety Net Up to the Challenge of COVID-19? May 7, 2020

🕔May 7, 2020
A key input into estimates of economic damage resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic is the role of payments by current farm safety net programs.  This article illustrates their importance using […]

Farm Program Update: ARC/PLC Enrollment May 1, 2020

🕔May 1, 2020
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) recently released enrollment data for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage farm bill programs.  This article reviews the new enrollment data, compares it to […]

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