This report uses a representative farm approach to detail projected farm program payments under provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill for two representative Louisiana farms: a southwest Louisiana rice/soybean farm and a northeast Louisiana cotton and mixed grain farm.
Cotton base acres are now termed generic base acres and can be attributed to other program crops based on annual planted acreage. This report compares projected ARC-CO and PLC payments for alternative covered commodities planted on generic base acres over the 2014-2018 farm bill period.
This report presents a listing of parish-level data files available for specified commodities for use with the ARC-CO/PLC Farm Bill Decision Aid.
This report provides a short overview and quick reference guide to farm bill options and decisions available to producers and landlords under provisions of the 2014 farm bill.
This report explains the Agriculture Risk Coverage Program - Individual Coverage (ARC-IC) and provides an example of how this 2014 farm bill program option would operate.
This report provides an overview of 2014 Farm Bill program decisions to be made by landowners and producers as the 2015 crop year begins.
This user's guide describes an Excel-based decision tool which can estimate potential ARC-CO and PLC farm program payments, authorized under the 2014 farm bill for major crops in Louisiana. To obtain a spreadsheet data set for a specific Louisiana parish, contact the author at: firstname.lastname@example.org
This user's guide describes an Excel spreadsheet-based decision tool which can be used by landowners and crop producers to evaluate farm program base acre reallocation decisions authorized under the 2014 farm bill.
This report presents potential ARC-CO and PLC farm program payments under the 2014 farm bill for major program crops in Louisiana for the 2014 through 2018 crop years using current commodity market price forecasts.
This report presents an example of allocating generic base acres under provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill.
This fact sheet provides an example of how farm program yield updates will be calculated for covered commodities under provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill.
This fact sheet provides example information related to the program payment calculation under the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Program.
This fact sheet provides example information related to the program payment calculation under the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) Program.
These maps identify Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) county-level coverage across the U.S. for major program crops for the 2015 crop year.
This table identifies the parishes and crops for which the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) of the 2014 Farm Bill will be available in Louisiana for the 2015 crop year.