Reminder: Meeting in Atlantic on December 4th to Cover New Farm Bill

2020 Farm Bill Decisions Meeting

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct Farm Bill: ARC/PLC & Farm Financial Decisions meetings statewide this fall. Atlantic is one of several locations across Southwest Iowa where producers and landlords can learn about the program election/enrollment process regarding the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and/or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) commodity crop programs.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, December 4th beginning 9 AM at the Cass County Community Center, 805 West 10th Street in Atlantic.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the meeting and it is open to the public at no cost.
“This meeting is designed to help producers, landlords and other agri-business professionals with ARC/PLC elections, enrollment process and tools to available,” says Patrick Hatting, Farm Management Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.
Topics and presenters include:

  • ARC/PLC Programs Rules & Regulations: USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Director
  • ARC/PLC Decisions, Using the ISU Payment Analyzer & Farm Financial Issues: Patrick Hatting, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist
  • Farm Stress Management and Related Resources: ISU Extension Family Life Specialist

The meeting will last approximately two and one-halfhours.  No pre-registration or registration fee is required.  More than 50 similar meetings will be held statewide in November and December 2019. Additional meeting sites and information can be found at A flier listing additional locations in Southwest Iowa is also below for reference.
For more information, please contact the Cass County Extension office at (712) 243-1132.
Farm Bill Meeting Flier- All Southwest Iowa Dates

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