AG POLICY NEWS
ARC Looks Better in Midwest
Wed Mar 5, 2014 05:09 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- University of Illinois economist Jonathan Coppess gave some consolation that county-based Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) might provide more cushion to Midwest corn and soybean growers than at first expected. What's more, those projected payments would come on top of any crop insurance indemnities, although unlike insurance, farmers can't count on payment before October 2015.

In a webinar on Wednesday breaking down the new commodity programs, Coppess said that presuming trend yields on corn and soybeans, the initial conclusions show most Midwest corn and ...

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