2014 Estimated ARC and PLC payments by county
ARC-CO and PLC are the two primary risk management programs under the new Farm Bill. In the map below, you will see an update on expected ARC & PLC payment levels for each county in Iowa. This update takes into account the latest July WASDE market year average price estimates of $3.60-$3.80/bushel for corn, and $10.05/bushel for soybeans.
Using the price arrows on the right side of the map, you can scroll across and see estimated potential payments for ARC-CO and PLC at various prices. 2014 county yields have been used to estimate the payments. To see results for corn, slide the price bar between $3.60 and $3.80 (5 cent increments), and for soybeans move the price bar between $9.80 and $10.20 (10 cent increments). Note: These are estimates and should only be used as a guideline when comparing these program options.
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