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Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Aug 22, 2014 02:23 PM CDT

On Thursday, DTN held a webinar with ag economist Carl Zulauf from Ohio State University and farm-management specialist Gary Schnitkey from the University of Illinois.

Farmers and others who were on the webinar had a lot of questions about base acres. Here are some details from the webinar and USDA's Farm Service Agency website.

Farmers will be able to reallocate base acres based on crop production from 2009-2012. You should have already received a letter on that. If not, contact your local Farm Service Agency office.

Farmers will not be allowed to increase base acres. The total base can't go ...

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