The sign-up period for the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage farm programs is open until March 15, 2020. With signup deadline is next spring, NDSU Extension Farm Management Specialist Andy Swenson is advising farmers to wait. Swenson says farmers can get more clarity on prices and yields by waiting. “We really have a lot of information to make decisions.” Swenson says because time is in a farmer’s favor, take advantage of it. “With crop prices where they are, PLC could be the way to go in most all of the crops. We’ll get a good feel for prices and if they’ll trigger a payment and the level of the payment,” says Swenson. “On the ARC-Co side, we’ll have a better feel if we wait and we’ll know yield.”
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