Cotton Payments, Disaster Assistance, and Safety Net Update Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019
USDA announced last July that it would act to assist farmers damaged by tariffs and reduced exports. In September, the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was initiated and the signup began. […]

Virginia Cotton: Crop Insurance – 5 Tips Before Making a Decision Mar 5, 2019

🕔Mar 5, 2019
I’ll start off with a generalization that it is back like it used to be.  So it should be easy to decide – right.  Well, sort of but there are […]

Cotton: Crop Insurance Options – The STAX vs. SCO Decision Feb 28, 2019

🕔Feb 28, 2019
Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., has developed a new resource for cotton producers currently evaluating crop insurance options for 2019. With the addition of Seed Cotton as a Title One covered […]

Cottonseed Proposal, FY18: Details You Need to Know About Generic Base Aug 15, 2017

🕔Aug 15, 2017
With the 2014 farm bill, cotton base on a farm became Generic Base. If you’ll recall, cotton base on a farm was frozen (could not be increased or decreased) but […]

Farm Business: Managing Risk Under Different Scenarios: 2014 Farm Act Programs Feb 13, 2017

🕔Feb 13, 2017
The Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Act) introduced several new programs for crop and livestock producers. These programs exist on top of Federal crop insurance programs already in place that […]

Crop Insurance: Use of SCO and STAX in 2015 Jul 1, 2016

🕔Jul 1, 2016
The 2014 Farm Bill introduced two new crop insurance programs – the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and the Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) for upland cotton. Both were designed to […]

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