FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Wed Aug 13, 2014 03:24 PM CDT


Debate Rages Over APH Forgiveness

Great Plains wheat growers were howling over USDA's decision to postpone a big promise in the 2014 farm bill, as DTN's Chris Clayton and Jerry Hagstrom reported last week (see "Vilsack Resists APH Update" http://online.dtn.com/…).

Growers victimized by years of severe Great Plains drought had fought for a provision to update their crop insurance Actual Production History, or APH, to exclude years in which county yields fell more than 50% below the 10-year average. Under such dire countywide conditions, growers were supposed to be able to delete their own low performance year from their ...

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