Farm Bill Information

2021 Farm Bill Decisions

2021 Farm Bill Decisions

The sign-up deadline for ARC/PLC with USDA Farm Service Agency was March 15, 2021. The following webinar series was presented to aid Iowa producers in determining their farm election for 2021. This series was provided with no charge and open to all, regardless of their county of operation. Examples used in regional session replays focus on that area of the state with the regional Farm Management Field Specialist as the speaker. Ag Decision Maker Blog - Farm Bill Postings
Information Files
Farm Bill Programs: Data and Methods for ARC-County and PLC -- A1-33  

2018 Farm Bill Payment Estimator by County for ARC-CO and PLC (Updated 01/2021)

2014 Farm Bill Payment Data by County for ARC-CO and PLC

Season Average Price Calculator -- A2-15
Map of ARC-CO/PLC Payments - CARD    
New Safety Net: PLC, ARC-CO, ARC-IC -- A1-32

2014 ARC Payments

2015 ARC Payments

2016 ARC Payments

2017 ARC Payments

PLC Projected Payments

Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO) -- A1-44  
Farm Bill: Terms to Know -- A1-30  
2018 Farm Bill: PLC Payment Yield Update -- A1-35
Newsletter Articles
Projected ARC/PLC payments in 2020 -- August 2020    
How to streamline your CFAP application -- June 2020    
Farm bill meetings happening across Iowa -- November 2019    
Soybean harvest strategy for securing MFP payment -- October 2018    
Cost-share programs for cover crops available to Iowa farmers in 2018 -- October 2018    
What can Iowa farmers expect from ARC/PLC and the Trade Assistance Package in 2018? -- September 2018    
Payments under 2014 Farm Bill safety net provide small cushion for producers in many Iowa counties -- November 2016    
Why USDA NASS yields are not used to project ARC-CO payments -- April 2016    
ARC/PLC payments in 2016 and 2017 -- March 2016    


Farm Bill Web Casts & Presentations

Additional Links and Resources

  • Additional 2018 Farm Bill links
  • ARC and PLC Producer Webtools

    Updated: June 15, 2021