Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Mon Sep 29, 2014 04:49 PM CDT

Farm programs could be the life raft that will keep many producers from drowning in farm losses over the next year or two, so don't let yourself get overwhelmed by multiple choices and moving parts when signing up for the 2014 Farm Bill. For 2014-crop corn alone, county-based Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) payments could approach $79/acre, based on USDA's September crop report forecasts. But whether Price Loss Coverage (PLC) pays over more over the life of the farm bill depends on how low and how long commodity prices remain in the basement. Adding crop insurance coverage to the mix further ...

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