ARC/PLC Enrollment for 2021 Underway

Dan Economy

Enrollment in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2021 crop year is underway. Tyron Spearman reports these key USDA safety-net programs help producers weather fluctuations in either revenue or price for certain crops. For more information on ARC and PLC, including two online decision tools that assist producers in making enrollment and election decisions, …


USDA Issues Payments to Producers Enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program

Dan Economy, Industry News Release, USDA

(USDA/FSA) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing $1.68 billion in payments to agricultural producers and landowners for the 21.9 million acres enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), which provides annual rental payment for land devoted to conservation purposes. “CRP is one of the many ‘tools’ that USDA offers to producers and private landowners to help best …


USDA Reports Record Enrollment in Key Farm Safety-Net Programs

Dan Economy, Industry News Release

(USDA/FSA) — Producers signed a record 1.77 million contracts for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2019 crop year, which is more than 107 percent of the total contracts signed compared with a 5-year average. USDA also reminds producers that June 30 is the deadline to enroll in …