NEWS
Farm Bill: More Corn in PLC?
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Tue Jan 27, 2015 02:41 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- Corn farmers may not be looking as closely at the potential government payment for corn this year as some observers might think.

Despite estimates of $70-per-acre payments for corn farmers in as many as 16 states for this year's corn crop, the Congressional Budget Office released a new projection Monday showing only 37.5% of corn acreage will enroll in the new Agricultural Risk Coverage-County program.

The CBO forecast appears to run counter to the argument from Midwest agricultural economists that the Agricultural Risk Coverage-County program is the better option for corn farmers.

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