New Farm Bill Would End Direct Payments To Farmers

A program that puts billions of dollars in the pockets of farmers whether or not they plant a crop may disappear with hardly a protest from farm groups and the politicians who look out for their interests.

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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Farmers deciding on crop coverage ahead of Friday deadline
    Farmers have until Friday to make some key decisions that will govern their operations for the next five years
    02/26/2015 - 1:58 pm | View Link
  • Decision day draws near for some farm bill selections
    The deadline to finalize decisions on base acre reallocation and updating payment yields at local Farm Service Agency offices is Feb. 27, and the deadline for producers to complete the farm program choice on each farm unit, and potentially on each eligible crop, is March 31.
    02/24/2015 - 8:53 pm | View Link
  • Farm program choices called ‘pretty easy’ by S.D. producer
    Producers across the nation are in the final week for updating yield history and the base acres that will be part of the new farm bill programs. The deadline is Feb. 27.
    02/24/2015 - 8:52 pm | View Link
  • Texas Farmers encouraged to contact local Farm Service Agency office
    Feb. 27 is deadline for base and yield information update Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu AUSTIN – Texas farmers are reminded to contact local U.S. Department of Agriculture-Farm Service Agency offices to update base and yield information by Feb. 27, as agriculture industry officials discussed the 2014 Farm Bill in depth at the recent Ag […]
    02/23/2015 - 4:11 pm | View Link
  • The outlook for crop insurance
    At a time when farmers have become more reliant on crop revenue insurance than ever, it is coming under increasing challenges. With the end of direct payments in the 2014 Farm Bill, crop insurance became the primary farm commodity risk management program.
    02/18/2015 - 12:46 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • South Dakota farmers deciding on crop coverage for farm bill
    The new farm bill replaces set direct payments with payments that factor in price volatility and production averages county by county. The FSA says South Dakotans are doing well in signups.
    02/28/2015 - 2:06 pm | View Link
  • Farm Bill deadline extended
    The Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill, changes the way support payments are calculated. The law ends direct payment subsidies, so farmers must now choose between two income support programs — agriculture risk coverage and price ...
    02/27/2015 - 2:15 pm | View Link
  • As First Farm Bill Deadline Arrives, Growers..
    2014 Farm Bill ends direct payments to farmers Feb. 27 last day for growers to schedule appointment with county FSA office to update yields and reallocate base acreage Farm Bill webinars and workshops to continue through March, before deadline for choosing ...
    02/26/2015 - 11:51 pm | View Link
  • SD farmers deciding on crop coverage under farm bill
    The new farm bill replaces set direct payments with payments that factor in price volatility and production averages county by county. The FSA says South Dakotans are doing well in signups.
    02/26/2015 - 2:30 am | View Link
  • Farmers face deadline for Farm Bill programs
    The new law eliminated direct payments, which farmers received under the previous ... Farmers might see some help from the Farm Bill for the 2014 crop, Ohio State agricultural economist Carl Zulauf said in a statement. Lower grain prices for the 2014 ...
    02/25/2015 - 7:56 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Farm Bill — Farm Management
    News Releases: Deadline to Reallocate Base Acres and Update Payment Yields is Feb. 27 (02-20-15) When to Consider the ARC-IC Farm Bill Option (01-26-15)
    02/28/2015 - 5:55 am | View Website
  • The Downfall of Direct Payments | Environmental Working Group
    Starting in the 1930s, U.S. farm programs focused on reducing crop surpluses and sending checks to farmers when crop prices fell.
    02/27/2015 - 9:41 pm | View Website
  • 2014 Farm Bill: Updating Payment Yields | farmdocdaily ...
    One of the decisions the new farm bill provides to landowners is whether to update the payment yields used for the farm in calculating Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments.
    02/27/2015 - 1:20 pm | View Website
  • United States farm bill
    In the United States, the farm bill is the primary agricultural and food policy tool of the federal government. The comprehensive omnibus bill is passed every 5 years ...
    02/26/2015 - 11:08 pm | View Website
  • Farm Bill Home Page
    The Farm Service Agency and Risk Management Agency hosted a 2014 Farm Bill Listening Session for stakeholders and the public to share their views, priorities, and ...
    02/26/2015 - 3:22 pm | View Website
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