2014 Farm Bill Created by rrummel on 5/6/2014 4:27:39 PM
How does it work?
American Farm Bureau Federation has produced a new series of videos and
launched a website (http://goo.gl/ujjnny) to help farmers, landowners and other
stakeholders better understand the provisions of the 2014 farm bill. Featured
content includes videos on key commodity program and crop insurance provisions
of the farm bill.
have distilled down a massive and complex piece of legislation—the 2014 farm
bill—into several ‘bite-size’ pieces, with the goal of helping farmers and
managers understand how it will affect their farms,” said John Anderson, deputy
chief economist with AFBF.
that safety net and risk management tools important in crop planning are in
place, along with the new program for dairies, the next step is for farmers to
be able to move forward with confidence in determining the best options for
their individual farms,” Anderson said. “We created the farm bill video series
with that goal in mind.”
videos include a farm bill overview describing the basic provisions of the
commodity title, including a description of the decisions related to program
participation that will need to be made by farmers and landowners. Four other
videos go in-depth on the Price Loss Coverage and Supplemental Coverage Option,
the Agricultural Risk Coverage Program, the Stacked Income Protection
Program for Cotton and the Dairy Margin Protection Program