New Farm Bill Meeting in Sidney on December 18th

Lewis, Iowa– 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. Sidney 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 on Wednesday, December 18th beginning at 1 p.m. at The United Faith Church & Community Center, 1975 US Hwy 275, Sidney.  Doors open 30 minutes prior to the meeting and is open to the public.
“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-half hours.  No pre-registration or registration fee is required.  More than 50 similar meetings will be held statewide in November and December.
For more information, please contact the Fremont County Extension office at (712) 374-2

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