USDA reminds farmers the one-time extension to update your yield history or reallocate base acres expires March 31, the same day you need to have your choice made between the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini says ARC and PLC are complicated programs.
The final numbers for prices paid for peanuts per the individual states that grew that crop in 2014 have been released. Tyron Spearman breaks it down as to who received the most, the less, along with other numbers of interest.
USDA announced last Friday it will extend a deadline that was originally set to be the end of February. Tyron Spearman reports farmers will have more time to update their yield history or reallocate base acres.
In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about why a bipartisan group of former U.S. Agriculture Secretaries are promoting Trade Promotion Authority, how the issue of unified payment limits is presenting a problem for cotton producers, how wires have changed farm life and more.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2015 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that a one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The final day to update yield history or reallocate base acres has been extended Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s a reminder that today, February 27, is the deadline to update yield history or reallocate base acres, while March 31 is the deadline to make a one-time election of either ARC or PLC for the 2014 through 2018 crop years.
Bayer CropScience is excited to announce the registration and introduction of Velum® Total insecticide/nematicide, which delivers wide spectrum, long-lasting control of nematodes and early season insects.
Ronnie Lee, a Bronwood, Georgia cotton producer presented testimony this week during the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry Committee’s hearing to review implementation of The Agricultural Act of 2014. He also was testifying on behalf of the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation. As part of his testimony, Lee stressed that one of the most challenging implementation issues has been Read the rest of this entry »
TIFTON, Ga. (Feb. 24, 2015) March is National Peanut Month, a time to celebrate one of America’s favorite foods! The Georgia peanut industry plans to celebrate by hosting the 2015 Georgia PB&J Day at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia. The event kicks off Tuesday morning Read the rest of this entry »
There are still decisions that need to be made in some cases of what all will be planted this spring. But as Gary Crawford reports, cutbacks in plantings may not be enough to stave off further price declines for major crops.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency State Executive Director in Florida, Rick Dantzler, wants to remind producers of upcoming important deadlines for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC).
Tyron Spearman has a report today concerning the National Peanut Board delaying an agreement with research institutions that would restrict the sharing of commercial products developed with grower-funded research funds with international competitors.
From the National Outstanding Young Farmers Awards Program:
Christopher and Ginger Martin
The oldest farmer recognition program in the United States has announced the four National Outstanding Young Farmers for 2015 at the 59th annual National Outstanding Young Farmers Awards Congress. Those receiving the honor for 2015 are Chad and Ravelle Garone of California, Randal and Kristi Melvin of North Dakota, Ryan and Misty Bivens of Kentucky, and Christopher and Ginger Martin of Georgia. Read the rest of this entry »
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The latest enrollment numbers involving the new Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs are not that impressive just yet, but USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini told Southeast AgNet there are dates farmers need to be aware of.