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USDA Mum on ARC-PLC Extension
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent
Wed Feb 25, 2015 07:19 AM CST

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the Senate Agriculture Committee Tuesday that he monitors the rate of sign-up for the new farm programs for crops on a daily basis. The secretary will not make a decision at this time about whether to extend the deadlines because there is a "registry" system that should allow all participants to start the process.

There are two farm program deadlines. The first is this Friday, for farmers and landlords to update their crops and yields. The second is March 31, for farmers to make a choice between the Agricultural Risk Coverage and ...

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