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Alert: Farmers Need To Sign Up For Acre!

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  • Hilker, James H.
  • Betz, Roger
  • Black, J. Roy

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Corn, soybean and wheat producers are facing serious financial challenges. And it is even worse for livestock producers, most of who are also crop producers and are therefore eligible for ACRE. Crops are behind in maturity, some areas of the state need rain, product prices have fallen substantially, and USDA Counter Cyclical payments do not start until $2.35 on corn, $5.36 soybeans and $3.40 on wheat. Chances of prices that low are around 10-15%, but at that point ACRE payments would be much, much bigger. Many producers do not understand ACRE and the benefits available; most of the reasons given for not participating are invalid.

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  • Hilker, James H. & Betz, Roger & Black, J. Roy, 2009. "Alert: Farmers Need To Sign Up For Acre!," Staff Papers 52208, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:midasp:52208
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    Crop Production/Industries; Farm Management;

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