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Ag Program Calculator Creators Selected
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Thu May 29, 2014 03:56 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Three universities -- the University of Illinois, University of Missouri and Texas A&M University -- will receive USDA funding to create online tools to help educate farmers about what new farm bill programs mean for their businesses.

The three schools will split $3 million, USDA said. An additional $3 million will go to state Cooperative Extension Services for outreach and education on the farm bill's Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and several other new programs.

"Helping farmers and ranchers understand new farm bill programs and what the programs mean for their families is ...

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