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ARC-CO and PLC Payment Indicator for 2014 Crop Year: September 2014 WASDE U.S. Yield and Price Updated by Carl Zulauf and Gary Schnitkey

Posted by John Fulton -

This article updates our August 12, 2014 farmdoc daily article, "ARC-CO and PLC Payment Indicator Using August WASDE U.S. Price and Yield." The update reflects U.S. yield and U.S. price estimates in the September 11, 2014 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) for barley, corn, oats, long grain rice, medium (and short) grain rice, sorghum, soybeans, and wheat....

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2014 Average Cash Rents for Cropland and Pasture Released by the National Ag Statistics Service

Posted by John Fulton -

2014 average cash rents have been released by county by the National Ag Statistics Service. Non-irrigated averages charged in the 2014 growing season were: Logan $308, DeWitt $282, McLean $277, Mason $210, and Sangamon $302. Menard and Macon did not have enough respondents to report individually, and their combined average was $263. Pasture rents were also included with Logan at $28, DeWitt $...

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