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Food, Agriculture, and Resource Economics


  • By Don Shurley and Yangxuan Liu Download the PDF version of the factsheet. We recently released a factsheet which compares between the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for this year after Hurricane Michael. We conducted the analysis based on some representative counties in GA.  With the hurricane causing tremendous damages to…

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  • By Yangxuan Liu Download the PDF version of this article.  U.S. Department of Agriculture releases details about the spending plans for $12 billion in trade aid package for farmers. The main component of the aid package is the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). MFP is authorized under the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) and administered by Farm…

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  • Cotton Outlook

    By Yangxuan Liu and Don Shurley Download the PDF version of this article. In 2018, Georgia’s farmers planted 1.43 million acres of cotton, up 150,000 acres from 2017. The average cotton yield is forecast at 946 pounds per acre. Production is forecast at 2.8 million bales, which would be the second highest on record. There…

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