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Base Acres Deadline Extended
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Feb 27, 2015 11:30 AM CST

PHOENIX (DTN) -- USDA is extending the deadline to reallocate base acres and update yields from Feb. 27 to March 31, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told farmers at Commodity Classic Friday.

"We want to give folks a little additional time to do that," Vilsack said in his speech at the Commodity Classic general session. "Today, we're announcing we're going to extend the time to reallocate base acres and update yields to March 31. That should give folks plenty of time to get that work done."

The Classic audience applauded the announcement.

Following his speech, Vilsack told reporters the extension was ...

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