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FSA Announces New Yield Data for Safety Net Calculations

New information is available to producers to update program payment yields to help them better select protection offered by the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. “The Farm Bill provided landowners with the option of updating … Continue reading

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USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Key Dates for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs

The Farm Service Agency has outlined four phases of the new Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs designed to help farmers manage risk. The first phase began last month when farmers received written notices advising them … Continue reading

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USDA Implements New Farm Bill Provisions for Peanut Producers

A new peanut revenue policy will soon be available for eligible peanut producers. The policy is one of several new risk management options authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill and will help extend revenue insurance coverage to help peanut producers … Continue reading

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USDA Unveils Key New Programs to Help Farmers Manage Risk

Direct payments are a thing of the past. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced two farm safety net programs that offer farmers protection when the market causes substantial drops in crop prices and/or revenues. The Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and the … Continue reading

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