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  1. Top Ag News
    The Farm Bill 2018

    This is a presentation summary from the 2019 Illinois Farm Economics Summit (IFES) which occurred December 16-20, 2019. A complete collection of […]

    January 2, 2020
  2. Top Ag News
    Choosing Between ARC-CO and PLC

    This article discusses four key elements to consider when choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage at the County Level (ARC-CO) and Price Loss […]

    October 2, 2019
  3. Farm Bill
    2014 Farm Bill Decisions: Payment Limits and Adjusted Gross Income Eligibility

    As with all recent farm bills, payment limits were a hotly debated topic in the 2014 farm bill. This article discusses most […]

    August 22, 2014
  4. Farm Bill
    Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage in the 2014 Farm Bill

    The 2014 Farm Bill’s commodity title requires producers to make an important decision: whether to sign up for one of two versions […]

    February 21, 2014
  5. Blog
    Steady as she goes…

    It looks like the President will sign the legislation on Friday in Michigan. When this happens, we should all remember to thank […]

    February 6, 2014
  6. Blog
    Senate Leadership has decided to “fast track” the Farm Bill

    The Senate leadership has decided to “fast track” the Farm Bill. They will vote on Monday (02-03) to invoke “cloture” on the […]

    February 3, 2014
  7. Blog

    US House of Representatives this morning (01-29) passed the Farm Bill conference report on a bi-partisan vote of 251-166. Congratulations and heartfelt […]

    January 29, 2014
  8. Blog
    Something perhaps is stirring in Washington DC, but “is it soup, yet?”

    The public activity surrounding the Farm Bill has been near zero since the conference committee first met in October of 2013. Despite […]

    January 26, 2014
  9. Blog
    A “Hurry Up and Wait” Situation…

    On Friday, the 13th of December, the US House of Representatives threw in the towel and essentially called it “good enough” for […]

    December 18, 2013
  10. Blog
    The 2013 Farm Bill reaches “The Eleventh Hour” arrives on 11-11

    We have all heard the phrase known as “the eleventh hour”… It is derived from the Gospel of Matthew Chapter 20 Verse […]

    November 11, 2013