2018 Farm Bill
Courtesy Amanda Ness, from the Montana Farm Service Agency State Office:
FSA Presentation Part 1: 2018 Farm Bill Changes and Yield Update
FSA Presentation Part 2: Review of the PLC, ARC-CO and ARC-IC Programs
Courtesy MSU Extension Specialist George Haynes:
2019 Agricultural Policy: The 2018 Farm Bill Data and Decision Tools
General Information & Data:
General Information on ARC and PLC Programs from FSA
Data for calculating updated yields, reference prices, etc. from FSA
PLC, ARC-CO, and ARC-IC Excel Calculators: from North Dakota State University.
University of Illinois/Gardner Program Payment Tool and FAST Calculator (includes all crops and ARC-IC)
Price forecasting information:
USDA WASDE Reports: monthly price estimates for major commodities
CBO Reports: The Congressional Budget Office predicts prices used to estimate farm bill spending. Search "farm bill" for the latest.
FAPRI Reports: generally published twice a year in spring and fall