Farms will not necessarily have to have a loss to receive program payments. For example, prices may be low enough to trigger target price payments but the farm may not have a revenue loss because yields are high enough to offset low prices. In a similar manner, if a revenue program is based on county revenue, county revenue may be low while farm revenue may not be low.

Having a farm loss condition in the program causes payments to go to only to farms that have losses. On the other hand, inclusion of a loss condition increases the complexity of the program.

Read the article at farmdocDaily.

 

You might also like:

Cold Weather Affects Planted Soybeans

Plant Corn Based on Field Conditions, Not Calendar Date

Final Call for Census of Agriculture