2018 Farm Bill What If Tool
This University of Illinois spreadsheet calculates Agricultural Risk Coverage for County Coverage (ARC-CO), Agricultural Risk Coverage for Individual Coverage (ARC-IC), and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments. County yields and market year average (MYA) prices are brought in for a user-specified state-county-crop combination. Users then can change 2018 through 2020 county yields and prices to see ARC-CO, ARC-IC, and PLC payments under those yields and prices.
The Center for Commercial Agriculture has scheduled a couple Farm Bill 2020 Decision Making workshops for February 5th and 12th. Click here to view more information and register for one of these free workshops, view the recorded version of the Farm Bill 2020 Decision Making webinar broadcasted on January 16th, and to download the slidedeck presented during the webinar. A video with updated and more detailed ARC-IC info is also available.
*Please download and when prompted ‘Enable Macros’ to use the spreadsheet tool.
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