The "Agricultural Act of 2014," commonly called the farm bill, changed many programs and rules affecting farms and farmers. The fact sheets below explain different parts of the farm bill, the programs available, and how they work.
Strategies to make this program work for your operation
Farm Bill: Crop Programs
Crop revenue is estimated using average county yields.
Actual revenue from all covered commodities is measured against the ARC-Individual guarantee.
Payments are made on a crop by crop basis.
Risk management options for non-program crops
Dairy Margin Protection Program
This FSA Factsheet discusses the rules and regulations of the Dairy Margin Protection Program.
MPP allows producers to protect their operation. This UMN Extension factsheet discusses strategies for making the program work for your farm.