2014 Farm Bill
With the recent passing of the Farm Bill there is great interest in information regarding this topic and how it affects Michigan Farms. We are continually developing information and are working with other sources around the country to provide you the latest information as it becomes available. As additional details become known we will place the information on this site. Please continue to return to this site to see what new links and information may exist.
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- December 5th, 2014: Dairy Margin Protection Program sign-up date has been Extended to December 5 (Previously November 28th)
- Sept. 29, 2014 to Feb. 27, 2015: Land owners may visit their local Farm Service Agency office to update yield history and/or reallocate base acres.
- Nov. 17, 2014 to March 31, 2015: Producers make a one-time election of either ARC or PLC for the 2014 through 2018 crop years.
- Mid-April 2015 through summer 2015: Producers sign contracts for 2014 and 2015 crop years.
- October 2015: Payments for 2014 crop year, if needed.
Publications & Information
- The Agricultural Act of 2014 and What it Means for Michigan: PLC - ARC Decision Presentation Oct. 30, 2014 (MSUE)
- Farm Bill, Questions & Answers for Landlords (Schweikhardt, Betz, Stein, Kantrovich; MSUE)
- Farm Bill, What to do ASAP (Schweikhardt, Betz, Stein, Kantrovich; MSUE)
- 2014 Farm Bill Publications from FarmDocs (Univ. IL)
- Farm Bill Decision Deadlines and the Farm Bill Toolbox (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- The Regional Conservation Partnership Program in the Farm Bill (FarmDoc, Univ., IL)
- Conservation Compliance and Crop Insurance in the New Farm Bill (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- Farm Bill Rules and Regulations (Federal Register Vol. 79 No. 187, USDA)
- ARC-PLC Regulation and Decision Tools (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- Farm Bill: Agriculture Act, Part I (Roger Betz, et. al.; MSUE)
- Reallocating Base Acres 2014 Farm Bill (AgManager, KSU)
- Updating Payment Yields 2014 Farm Bill (AgManager, KSU)
- 2014 Farm Bill Fact Sheet (USDA - FSA)
- 2014 Farm Bill Decisions: Payment Limits and Adjusted Gross Income Eligibility (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- ARC-CO and PLC Payment Indicator Using August WASDE U.S. Yield and Price (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) in Wheat (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- 2014 Farm Bill: Overlap between PLC and Crop Insurance (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- Availability of County Crop Insurance in 2014: Implications for SCO (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- House & Senate Farm Bill Comparison (Dave Schweikhardt, MSUE)
- Basis Considerations with MPP Dairy (FarmDocs, Univ. IL)
- Recorded Dairy Market Protection Program (Durst, Wolf; MSUE)
- FARM BILL: Dairy Market Protection Program (DMPP) Announce
- Livestock Gross Margin Insurance for Dairy: The Other Dairy Safety Net Solution (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
- 2014 Farm Bill: The Margin Protection Program Dashboard MPP-Dairy (FarmDoc, Univ. IL)
Farm Bill Questions and Comments (Art Barnaby, KSU)
FSA - ARC/PLC Program Page (USDA - FSA)
Farm Service Agency: 2014 Farm Bill (USDA, FSA)