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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jan 23, 2013 08:24 AM CST

The Farm Service Agency on Tuesday announced that signup will begin Feb. 19 for the direct and counter-cyclical payment program as well as the Average Crop Revenue Election program.

As Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack had said last week, the only change will be that farmers can choose to move land out of the ACRE program, or into the program. Since ACRE was created in the 2008 farm bill, land that had been enrolled in the ACRE program was locked in. USDA opted to allow producers to drop ACRE because that issue was not addressed in the late extension approved by ...

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