Farm Bill Meeting Dec. 4th in Estherville

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. Emmet County is one of the meeting sites 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. This meeting will take place in Estherville on Wednesday, December 4th beginning at 2 pm at Iowa Lakes Community College Auditorium at 300 South 18th St, Estherville.  Doors open at 1:30 pm and is open to the public.
 
“This meeting is designed to help producers, landlords and other agri-business professionals with ARC/PLC election and enrollment processes and tools that are available,” says Gary Wright, farm management specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.
 
Topics and presenters include:
• ARC/PLC Programs Rules & Regulations: USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) representative
• ARC/PLC Decisions, Using the ISU Payment Analyzer & Farm Financial Issues: Gary Wright, ISU Extension Farm Management Specialist
• Farm Stress Management and Related Resources: ISU Extension Family Life Specialist
 
The meeting will last approximately three hours. No pre-registration or registration fee is required. More than 50 similar meetings will be held statewide in November and December.
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