OMAHA (DTN) -- Farmers could choose their new commodity programs as early as next week if they want, but caution may be the wiser tool in risk management right now, considering the current state of commodity prices.
Besides, no farmer is going to see a payment from the new farm programs until at least October 2015.
On Thursday, USDA announced updates of base acres can begin Sept. 29. The rule for electing between Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage is expected to be posted in the Federal Register as early as Friday.
Under the rule, USDA gives farmers until ...