Farm Bill Meeting for Producers, Landowners, and Agri-Industry

Donny Green, County Executive Director of the DeKalb/Cannon County Farm Service Agency announces that a Farm Bill Meeting will be held on January 26, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in Woodbury at the Woodbury Lions Club Building, 614 Lehman Street, Woodbury, TN. The meeting is free and open to the public and lunch will be provided.
Topic of the meeting will include: Base Acre Reallocation, Yield Updates, Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC), Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), and Farm Service Agency Decisoin Aids.
Learning more about ARC and PLC is extremely important for row crop producers who must make a one-time decision about base and yield options by February 27, 2015. In addition, the choice of whether to elect ARC or PLC must be made by March 31, 2015. There are many variables that must be considered when making these crucial one-time decisions. Dr. Aaron Smith, University of Tennessee Extension Crop Marketing Specialist and Mr. Dallas Manning, University of Tennessee Extension Area Farm Management Specialist will be on hand to answer any questions after the program.
Although the meeting is free and open to the public, please contact the UT Extension Office in your county to register so planning can be allowed for the lunch. If you are in DeKalb County, please call 597-4945. If you are in Cannon County, please call 563-2554.
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