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A series of meetings to provide information and analysis to assist producers and landowners understand what’s required and make decisions. Meetings will be conducted by University of Georgia agricultural economists Nathan Smith and Don Shurley, the USDA Farm Service Agency, and the USDA Risk Management Agency. Questions and answers and discussion will be included.

Topics to be covered include:

Decisions to be made, who makes them, and the timeline; multiple owner and producer issues

Opportunity to update Payment Yields; how it’s done

Crop History; opportunity to reallocate Base acres; how reallocation works

Choosing between PLC and ARC; how each works and how they compare

Generic Base; assigning “covered commodities” to Generic Base

STAX- the new safety net for cotton

Resources and decision-aids available to help make decisions

Below is location and time information if you are interested in attending.  Call or email if you have any questions.