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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Mon Aug 11, 2014 11:44 AM CDT

The 2014 corn crop right looks to blow the projected budget savings from the Agricultural Act of 2014 out of the water.

As Marcia Taylor indicated in her article on Friday, the price collapse we're seeing in corn shouldn't panic farmers who will be buoyed somewhat by the Agricultural Risk Coverage program they will get a chance to enroll in later this year.

As Marcia's article states, "Farmers can't rule out the potential for $30- to $90-per-acre 2014 ARC corn payments in counties with average yields, said Ohio State University economist Carl Zulauf."

In providing such a revenue safety net, ...

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