Prices and Payments from the New Farm Bill Program for Cotton

Prices and Payments from the New Farm Bill Program for Cotton

Don Shurley and Adam Rabinowitz, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia Effective with the 2018 crop, “seed cotton” is now a covered commodity under Title I of the 2014 farm bill and eligible for Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments. ...
Crop Insurance for Beekeepers

Crop Insurance for Beekeepers

Crop insurance for beekeeper operations has been expanded to include 19 additional states and now spans the entire 48 contiguous states. On July 27th,  U.S.Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to the Apiculture Pilot...
Friday Feature:  The Peanut Program Works

Friday Feature: The Peanut Program Works

This week’s featured video was developed by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation.   They have launched  a campaign called The Peanut Program Works to provide support for the Price Loss Coverage or PLC Program implemented with the 2014 Farm Bill, as lawmakers...

Cotton Marketing News: Trying to Decipher the Numbers

US cotton growers say they intend to plant 9.56 million acres this year.  We’ve likely all seen or heard the numbers by now so there’s little reason to plow that ground again. Prior to USDA’s Prospective Plantings report yesterday, there were at least two other...