Feb 26, 2020
• Producers have a deadline looming for a critical farm program payment decision
• The Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage options
• Agricultural news headlines
• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – Farm Program Payment Options: K-State agricultural economists Robin Reid and Art Barnaby go over several important considerations on making the USDA farm program payment decision for 2019 and 2020 crop production...whether to go with Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage option for individual crops; here, they'll walk through the expected general outcomes of those decisions. Reid stresses that producers who have not yet made an appointment with their local FSA office should do so now.
00:12:52 – Farm Program Payment Options (Part 2): Continued discussion with K-State agricultural economists Robin Reid and Art Barnaby, as they offer guidance on making the USDA farm program payment decision for 2019 and 2020 crop production; here, they talk about an interactive informational map they've put together that tells producers what to expect from the ARC-County option on a county-by-county basis.
00:24:02 – Ag News: A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:20 – "Stop, Look and Listen": K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.
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