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Farm bill program decisions must be made by March 15

Farm bill program decisions must be made by March 15

Farmers, landowners and Iowans with farm ties face risk management enrollment decisions in the 2018 Farm Bill. The information has been delivered through free in informational meetings, recorded presentation/materials and county level analysis.

As with every risk management decision, it's critical that farmers have a clear understanding of the options available and what best fits their farming operation. For more information, please click here.

Notes from USDA: Signup for the 2019 crop year closes March 15, 2020, while signup for the 2020 crop year closes June 30, 2020. Producers who have not yet enrolled for 2019 can enroll for both 2019 and 2020 during the same visit to an FSA county office.

ARC and PLC have options for the farm operator who is actively farming the land as well as the owner of the land. Farm owners also have a one-time opportunity to update PLC payment yields beginning with crop year 2020. If the farm owner and producer visit the FSA county office together, FSA can also update yield information during that visit. 

 



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