Producers Interested In ARC, PLC Must Sign Up This Week

Tuesday, March 15th is an important deadline for producers when it comes to managing their risk. “We encourage them to make their elections and enrollments for our Ag Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2022 crop year, otherwise known as ARC and PLC,” said FSA Administrator Zach Ducheneaux. “ARC and PLC provide […]

ARC/PLC Signup Deadline is March 15

Farmers who haven’t signed up for the Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs for 2022 have until March 15th to sign their contracts. The two safety-net programs provide income support for farmers who experience significant drops in crop prices or revenues. “The ARC and PLC programs give important financial protections to many American […]

ARC/PLC Signup Deadline is March 15th

Producers who have yet to enroll in the Agriculture Risk Management or Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2022 crop year must do so by March 15th. The USDA programs provide vital income support to farmers experiencing a substantial decline in crop prices or revenues. “The ARC and PLC programs provide critical financial protections to […]

USDA Provides $1.8 Billion to Offset Market Fluctuations

The Department of Agriculture is in the process of issuing $1.8 billion in payments to agricultural producers. The funds are for farmers enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2020 crop year. The payments provide support to help mitigate fluctuations in either revenue or prices for certain crops. These two […]

Farm Community Says Crop Insurance Needs To Be Fixed

Last week, farm experts from across the country told House Ag lawmakers that crop insurance and other farm safety net programs are working, but the pandemic has shown that some fixes are needed. Farmers needed more than crop insurance and for ARC and PLC to survive the pandemic as well as the trade wars, programs […]

Vilsack: We’re Working On Re-staffing NRCS, FSA

FSA and NRCS offices are understaffed as the U.S. emerges from the pandemic, but Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack insists the needed work is getting done. Vilsack said USDA is trying to get staff back in the office, but returning to pre-pandemic levels will take time. He noted, FSA offices are currently at 75% capacity, while […]

ARC/PLC Sign Up Deadline Is Monday

Monday is the deadline to sign up for ARC or PLC. “So far this year we’ve only got 81.15%cof our expected enrollment. That’s 1.4 million producers,” FSA Administrators Zach Ducheneaux noted. “Just to give you some of the historical numbers 2019 we had 1.77 million producers signed up and 1.756 in 2020 and again we’re […]

USDA Reminds Producers of ARC, PLC Deadlines

Farmers who have not enrolled in the Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs for 2021 must do so by March 15th. Producers who have not yet signed a 2021 enrollment contract or who want to make an election change should contact their local FSA office to make an appointment. Program enrollment for 2021 […]

Enrollment Begins for 2021 ARC, PLC

Enrollment is now open for farmers interested in participating in the Agriculture Risk Coverage, or Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2021 crop year. The key Department of Agriculture safety-net programs help producers weather fluctuations in either revenue or price for certain crops. USDA said more than $5 billion in payments are in the process […]