March 15 is the deadline to declare the decision between Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs. NDSU Extension Farm Management Specialist Ron Haugen says a change in reference prices means there is more to consider than last year. “Commodity prices have fallen some,” said Haugen. “Also, the ARC benchmarks have increased because of the good yields and prices we’ve had in recent years.” NDSU Extension has online tools available to help producers calculate possible outcomes before making their elections. Listen to the full interview with Ron Haugen here.
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