Farm Bill choices and decision tools to be discussed at regional meetings

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Farm Forum

BROOKINGS — The first deadline for signup for the 2014 Farm Bill is February 27, 2015. SDSU Extension and Farm Service Agency will be hosting informational meetings to provide information to producers on farm bill choices and requirements.

“At these meetings you will receive an explanation of updating yields, base acre reallocation, and election of programs between Agricultural Risk Coverage-County (ARC-CO), Agricultural Risk Coverage-Individual (ARC-IC), and Price Loss Coverage (PLC),” said Jack Davis, SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist.

He encouraged producers to attend the sessions to learn about Farm Bill decision tools.

2015 FSA/SDSU Regional Meetings

• Yankton: Jan. 13 – held at 1 p.m. at JoDeans’ (2809 Broadway Avenue)

• Ft. Pierre: Jan. 21 – held at 1 p.m. at AmericInn (312 Island Drive)

• Oacoma: Jan. 26 – held at 1 p.m. Cedar Shore Resort (1500 Shoreline Drive)

For more information, contact Davis at Jack.Davis@sdstate.edu.