Generic base acres are not involved in, or subject to, base acre reallocation. If generic base acres are planted to a covered commodity in a given year, then those acres are considered base acres for that planted covered commodity in that crop year.
Editor’s note: Anita Wilson is Agricultural Program Specialist for the Arkansas FSA, Tony Franco is the Chief of Farm Programs for the Arkansas FSA, and Bobby Coats is Professor, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture.
What is the new extended timeline to update yield history or reallocate base acres? Has the timeline to elect ARC or PLC coverage changed?
Timeline to elect ARC or PLC coverage:
• September 29, 2014 until March 31, 2015 – Update yields & reallocate base acres...More
Wild hogs are a nuisance and potential danger to farmers and landowners throughout the United States. Brought to the Americas by early Spanish explorers as a livestock animal and later transported by hunting enthusiasts, wild hogs have spread rapidly throughout the Southeast....More
The current program payment yield under the 2014 Farm Bill is the farm's counter-cyclical (CC) yield in effect on Sept. 30, 2013. The owner of the farm may choose to update the CC yield; this yield will be used to calculate PLC payments on the farm....More