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Commodity Program Choices by Maryland Farmers under the 2014 Farm Bill

Photo by Edwin Remsberg The Farm Service Agency of USDA has released information on farmer signups for the three program options: Price Loss Coverage (PLC), county Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC-CO), and individual Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC-IC). This publication provides a quick overview of...

ARC/PLC Election

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2015 (All day)
Your county FSA office
Maryland farmers will need to be aware that the election period for the new farm programs will continue during this time frame. Before making this decision, please utilize one of the decision making tools available through USDA-FSA. To get to those tools and other information, see the Farm Bill...

What Do Landlords Need to Know about the Farm Bill?

Photo by Edwin Remsberg
Let’s talk about what decisions landlords need to consider making with the tenant, making on his/her own, or just signing a power of attorney and letting the tenant handle. Landlords will need to think about reallocating base acres, updating payment yields, and electing whether each covered...

Western Maryland Farm Bill Workshop

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Garrett County UME Office
On August 21st from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., farmers in the Garrett and Allegahny counties area will have an opportunity to get a grasp on the new farm bill programs. The workshop is sponsored by University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland...

Western and Central Maryland Farm Bill Workshop

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Dutch's Daughter
On August 19 th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., farmers in the Frederick, Montgomery, Washington counties area will have an opportunity to get a grasp on the new farm bill programs. The workshop is sponsored by University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of...

Northern Maryland Farm Bill Workshop

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural Resource Economics (AREC), Maryland Dept. of Agriculture (MDA), USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) and U of Maryland Extension will sponsor a Farm Bill Workshop to aid farmers in understanding the new 2014 Farm Bill programs. Focus will be on the...

Southern Maryland Farm Bill Workshop

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
St. Mary's Agricultural Service Center
On August 15 th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., farmers in the Anne Arundel, Prince George's, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary's counties area will have an opportunity to get a grasp on the new farm bill programs. The workshop is sponsored by University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource...

Upper Shore Farm Bill Workshop

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
Queen Anne's County 4-H Park
On August 13th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., farmers in the Cecil, Kent, Caroline, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties area will have an opportunity to get a grasp on the new farm bill programs. The workshop is sponsored by University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC),...

Lower Shore Farm Bill Workshop

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Rockawalkin Community Hall
On August 12 th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., farmers in Dorchester, Wicomico, Somerset, and Worecester counties area will have an opportunity to get a grasp on the new farm bill programs. The workshop is sponsored by University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC),...
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