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Wednesday 03/12/14

Updating Information Links on the Farm Bill

My farm bill page was stale because some of the links had not been updated for new farm bill programs and updates. I agree and I have tried to refresh the page. Some websites I used for the 2008 farm bill haven't been updated as well, but I will try to keep current on new information. Some groups still have their policy positions for the "2012 farm bill" up on their websites, so at least I'm ahead of them.

Please feel free to offer any links you might have for the legislation. Send them to chris.clayton@dtn.com

DTN Farm Bill Resources

USDA's Farm Bill Home Page:

http://www.ers.usda.gov/…

Farm Service Agency:

Your first place to go when looking up program information, deadlines and requirements.

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/…

FSA fact sheet on the 2014 farm bill

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/…

Natural Resources Conservation Service: The lead agency for technical and enrollment assistance for most USDA conservation programs. Information on enrollment, pilot programs and eligibility are posted on the website for the farm bill's major programs.

www.nrcs.usda.gov

University Sources:

University of Illinois farmdocDaily, which provides frequent analysis of farm programs, including decision options for ARC, PLC and SCO.

http://www.farmdocdaily.illinois.edu/…

Food and Agriculture Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri, provides analysis of USDA programs and baseline data projections on income and costs.

http://www.fapri.missouri.edu/…

Kansas State University's Agricultural Economics website background papers and presentations on the 2014 Farm Bill, including the various decision options for ARC, PLC and SCO.

http://www.agmanager.info/…

Texas A&M Agricultural and Food Policy Center, examines agricultural policy decisions with an emphasis on southern crops and livestock.

http://www.afpc.tamu.edu/…

Private Organizations

American Farmland Trust, a non-profit membership organization dedicated to protecting the country's strategic agricultural resources, gave its analysis of the farm bill with webinar presentations on program options.

http://www.farmbillfacts.org/…

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Posted at 10:24AM CDT 03/12/14 by Chris Clayton
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