The "Agricultural Act of 2014," commonly called the farm bill, changes many programs and rules affecting farms and farmers. The fact sheets below explain different parts of the farm bill. As USDA writes the rules and regulations, we will be updating and adding fact sheets. Please come back for these updates.
Agricultural Act of 2014 series
Changes to programs and rules
The reallocation decision is not as straightforward as the choice to update payment yields.
In-depth discuss of the options available
Payments are made on a crop by crop basis.
Crop revenue is estimated using average county yields.
Actual revenue from all covered commodities is measured against the ARC-Individual guarantee.
Extension launches 2014 farm bill dairy education seminars
The seminars are offered at 18 locations through early November and will be led by Extension educators and FSA staff; no registration is required. Details are available here (181 K PDF).