Farm Program Decision – An Alternative Look Feb 14, 2020

🕔Feb 14, 2020
This article analyzes if the history of 2014 farm bill payments can inform 2018 farm bill decisions between ARC-CO (Agriculture Risk Coverage – county) and PLC (Price Loss Coverage).  The […]

Webinar: Making ARC/PLC Decision Under 2018 Farm Bill – Feb. 3 Jan 28, 2020

🕔Jan 28, 2020
The decision between ARC and PLC will be discussed in this webinar, lead by Nick Paulson and Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois ag economists. Decisions between ARC-CO and PLC will […]

ARC/PLC Payment Calculator Updated – Expected Payments for 2020 Jan 23, 2020

🕔Jan 23, 2020
After the release of the January WASDE report, the Gardner ARC/PLC Payment Calculator was updated to reflect revised price information for the 2019 and 2020 years. Herein updated estimates of […]

FSA Encourages Producers to Enroll Soon in ARC, PLC Programs Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. March 15, 2020 is the enrollment deadline for […]

Michigan: Farm Bill Programs – Don’t Make the Wrong Decision Jan 14, 2020

🕔Jan 14, 2020
Many Michigan farmers have chosen to forego 2018 Farm Bill meetings across the state, erroneously thinking that what has worked for them in the 2014 Farm Bill, will work again […]

Farm Bill Program Deadlines Approaching – Need Help Making a Decision? Dec 18, 2019

🕔Dec 18, 2019
Decision deadlines are approaching under the 2018 Farm Bill. This article covers deadlines and lists considerations when choosing between the commodity title alternatives of Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price […]

Texas: Extension Aid Available When Making Farm Program Decisions Dec 13, 2019

🕔Dec 13, 2019
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist Joe Outlaw didn’t sugar-coat agricultural commodity outlooks at the recent Texas Wheat Symposium. Times are tough. But Outlaw, Ph.D., co-director of the Agricultural and […]

ARC-IC Could Be An Option for 2019 Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
The Agricultural Revenue Coverage – Individual Coverage (ARC-IC) program received little interest under the previous farm bill, says Andrew Swenson, North Dakota State University Extension farm management specialist. Nationwide, less […]

Farm Bill: 2019-23 Enrollment Periods for ARC, PLC Programs Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019
The 2018 Farm Bill, officially known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, provides safety net support programs for agricultural producers throughout the United States. These programs include the Agriculture […]

Yield Updating Decisions Under the 2018 Farm Bill Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
Landowners will have a one-time yield updating decision under the 2018 Farm Bill: 1) keep the current Price Loss Coverage (PLC) yield that is assigned to a crop on a […]

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