For farmers interested in learning more about their 2014 farm program options, FarmDoc Daily continues to be an excellent resource.
Since Illinois farmers started making serious progress in the fields in May, the experts behind FarmDoc have written ten excellent articles detailing the very complex farm program options you have for each of your farms.
Now that planting is completed in Illinois, you may wish to begin reading and learning about the programs in this most complex Farm Bill ever.
A summary of all the 2014 Farm Bill articles on FarmDoc Daily can be found here.
All farmers have a series of choices. Is the Ag Risk Coverage option best for you, or is Price Loss Coverage going to perform best to manage risk on your farms? Will you update your base acres? Is individual farm coverage or county coverage going to work best for you? And what crop insurance coverage will mesh best with the options you choose?
You have a lot of choices and each can drastically change your farm program coverage for the next couple of years.
IL Corn will continue to provide resources to help you educate yourself and determine your farm program decisions at www.ilcorn.org.