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Farm Bureau Farm Bill Resources

American Farm Bureau Federation Public Policy staff members have prepared and compiled the materials on this website to help farmers, landowners, and other stakeholders better understand the provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill. The material includes a series of video presentations on the key commodity program and crop insurance provisions of the Farm Bill. These videos include:

 

This presentation describes the basic provisions of the Farm Bill Commodity title including a description of the decisions related to program participation that will need to be made by farmers and landowners.

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This presentation describes the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Program and the related Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) that will be available under the Crop Insurance title of the Farm Bill. An accompanying PDF document provides additional detail on the examples covered in this video.

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This presentation describes both the county and farm-level variations of the new Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) program. An accompanying PDF document provides additional detail on the examples – county and farm – covered in this video.

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This presentation describes the new Stacked Income Protection (STAX) crop insurance product for cotton. An accompanying PDF document provides additional detail on the example covered in this video.

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This presentation summarizes the dairy-related provisions of the new Farm Bill, focusing particularly on the new Dairy Margin Protection Program.

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In addition, the website includes links to useful Farm Bill information from USDA, Land-Grant Universities, and other organizations.