Don’t Overlook Yields in 2018 Farm Bill Decision

by David Widmar


Continuing our line-up of posts reviewing changes for the 2018 Farm Bill enrollment, this week’s post takes a look at an easily overlooked element of program, yields. While lower commodity prices are an obvious change since producer last picked between ARC-CO and PLC, comparing back to 2014 sign-up decisions, producers will find yields have also changed. This week’s post looks at where ARC-CO benchmark yields have moved the most. (more…)