2019 ARC/PLC Payment Matrix Decision

This ARC/PLC matrix tool allows you to see the potential estimated payments for your county under ARC-CO and PLC based on what you expect price and yield to be in 2019. Remember that this matrix is comparing a price and revenue program, and PLC is only dependent on price, but ARC-CO includes both price and yield variables.

Sign-up for the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) is likely to begin in September 2019. Over ninety percent of Iowa farmers chose Agriculture Risk Coverage – County (ARC-CO) during the last Farm Bill. For the 2018 Farm Bill, farmers will again choose between Price Loss Coverage (PLC), ARC-CO, and Agriculture Risk Coverage – Individual Coverage (ARC-IC) for the 2019 and 2020 crop years, and then have the flexibility of an optional annual re-election during the remainder of the Farm Bill.

ARC-CO payments are made when the ...

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