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    ARC-IC: Payment Examples and Revised 2019 ARC-IC Payment Calculator

    Agricultural Risk Coverage at the Individual Level (ARC-IC) will be an attractive alternative for farmers who had FSA farms that were completely […]

    February 5, 2020
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    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
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    2010-2019-An Agricultural Decade In Review

    “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities.   While writing our […]

    December 30, 2019
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    Current Safety Net Realities

    After almost two years of tough negotiations between the House and Senate Agricultural Committees, the 2018 Farm Bill passed both chambers and […]

    December 26, 2019
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    Decisions Concerning the 2018 Farm Bill and SCO

    Decision deadlines are approaching under the 2018 Farm Bill. This article covers deadlines and lists considerations when choosing between the commodity title […]

    December 18, 2019
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    USDA Restores Original Intent of SNAP

    At the direction of President Donald J. Trump, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced a final rule to move more […]

    December 5, 2019
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    Yield Updating Decisions Under the 2018 Farm Bill

    Landowners will have a one-time yield updating decision under the 2018 Farm Bill: 1) keep the current Price Loss Coverage (PLC) yield […]

    December 4, 2019
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    Stopping Invasive Animals

    Feral hogs are one of the biggest nuisances U.S. agriculture faces with as many as 7 million wild hogs in 37 states […]

    November 15, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 2-Lessons Written in Dust

    The images are indelible, captured in novels, history books, songs and old black-and-white photographs.  During the mid-1930s, as Americans were trying to […]

    October 25, 2019
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    The Conservation Question, Part 1-An Introduction

    The 2018 Farm Bill produced a rare setback for natural resources conservation policy. The current suite of conservation programs are all built […]

    October 18, 2019