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Groups endorse soil health provisions of farm bill

A handful of groups, including the American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE), Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), support farm bill provisions that promote soil health. New EQIP provisions incentivize management practices that increase drought resiliency, improve nutrient utilization, and enhance carbon sequestration, said Keith Alverson,…read more »

Farm bill makes changes to ARC and PLC programs

The 2018 Farm Bill includes revisions to the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. Farmers will be able to switch between the ARC and PLC programs on a crop-by-crop and farm-by-farm basis beginning next year. They will also be able to make an annual decision between the two programs in 2021.…read more »