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Farm Service Agency Announces ARC, PLC Payments

October 10, 2017, 9:46 am | Alejandro Plastina

Some farmers can expect to begin receiving Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage payments from the Farm Service Agency during the next few weeks. The geographical distribution of the payments can be visualized online in the Iowa State University decision tool “ARC/PLC Payments per Base Acre in Iowa."

Farm Management Specialists Answer Extreme Weather Questions

August 17, 2017, 4:03 pm | Ann Johanns, Charles Brown, Steven Johnson

Farmers in the southeast and northwest portions of Iowa are dealing with drought, while those in the north and northeast have seen extensive flooding. Losses due to drought and flooding are insurable under multiple peril crop insurance, and the August issue of Ag Decision Maker seeks to answer frequently asked questions about crop insurance.