Projected 2020 Price Loss Coverage Benefits – April Update Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
USDA’s Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program is a commodity support program that makes deficiency payments when the marketing year average price for a covered commodity falls below a statutory reference […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton, Soybean Markets Surge on Planting Intentions Apr 1, 2021

🕔Apr 1, 2021
As world markets slowly unfurl from the global knot of the COVID-19 pandemic, futures markets for both soybean and corn responded in a powerfully positive manner Wednesday to the U.S. […]

Arkansas: Finalizing Crop Insurance Decisions for 2021 Feb 25, 2021

🕔Feb 25, 2021
The USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) reminds growers the deadline to purchase crop insurance for spring planted crops in Arkansas is February 28, 2021. The crop insurance base prices for […]

Arkansas: Projected Price Loss Coverage Payment Rates for 2020 Feb 25, 2021

🕔Feb 25, 2021
The expected PLC payments for the 2020 marketing year are listed in Table 1.  PLC payments are triggered when the Marketing Year Average Price (MYA Price) is less than a […]

Arkansas Cotton: Rain Eclipses Record Potential Dec 22, 2020

🕔Dec 22, 2020
Arkansas’ cotton crop got off to a slow, cool and wet start, endured a pandemic and the remains of two hurricanes, hinted at record yields and inexplicably ended the season […]

Arkansas: Most Crops Fare Surprisingly Well in 2020 Dec 21, 2020

🕔Dec 21, 2020
2020 has been an extraordinary year, by almost any measure. And although the past 12 months have been filled with many challenges and setbacks, some sectors of the economy — […]

Soybeans Rally, Head to Strong Finish Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
What a difference a week makes. Or a half hour. Even before the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service published its weekly Crop Progress and Condition report, Jeremy […]

CFAP2 Producer Webinar – Sept. 24 Sep 23, 2020

🕔Sep 23, 2020
USDA’s Farm Service Agency is offering a webinar on Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 on Thursday, September 24 at 2:00 PM Central. Learn about expanded eligibility for certain commodities (such as rice, peanuts […]

Ag Trade: China Purchases High Volumes of U.S. soybeans; Sales Up 20% Over Last Year Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
In a year that has otherwise been a tough slog for soybean producers and other farmers in the United States, a silver lining emerged this week: China, the world’s largest […]

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Deadline Extended to Sept. 11 Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Farmers have more time to apply for aid under the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program after the U.S. Department of Agriculture extended the deadline to Sept. 11. The original program application […]

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