February 6, 2020
I’ve been getting questions on the farm bill. It’s really important that growers make appointments now at the local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to complete ARC/PLC election and enrollment forms. Deadline to enroll is Monday, March 16, for the 2019 crop year. The election can be changed up to March 16. Growers who don’t get enrolled by then will be ineligible to receive ARC or PLC payments for the 2019 crop year.
If you use a decision support tool, I’m not recommending to use the Illinois tool as it takes into consideration the life of the farm bill. This is a two-year decision...