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Food, Agriculture, and Resource Economics


  • by Levi Russell Last week in Atlanta Extension economists, lenders, and ag media met in Atlanta to discuss the market and policy outlook for agricultural commodities in the Southeast in the coming year. UGA economists presented the outlook for peanuts, timber, turfgrass, the green industry, cotton, poultry, and hogs. All presentations are available here. Feel…

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  • by Adam Rabinowitz There have been some comments from policymakers regarding the upcoming farm bill and the debate between planted acres and base acres.  Here is an explanation as to why base acres have been used and the potential impact of using planted acres. The 2014 Farm Bill contains provisions for Price Loss Coverage (PLC)…

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