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The University of Tennessee | Institute of Agriculture

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Frequently Used Tools:

2014 Farm Bill

Estimated ARC-CO and PLC Payments From USDA FSA Decision Aids (interactive PDF)


Weekly Farm Bill Webcast

Each Tuesday, starting January 20th and concluding March 24th, Dr. Aaron Smith will host a weekly 1-hour online webcast starting at 8:30 am CST where producers and agri-industry can ask questions and obtain information about Farm Bill programs and decisions.

Email to submit a question for Dr. Aaron Smith to discuss on the Weekly Farm Bill Webcast.

Click here to join the Weekly Farm Bill Webcast. You will be asked to download and install the ZOOM software which may take several minutes.

Recording of each week's webcast:


Farm Bill Meetings for Producers, Landowners & Agri-Industry

Free & open to the public
Informational flier

Topics Include Farm Bill Programs & Decisions Specific to Row Crop Production in Tennessee:
• Base Acre Reallocation
• Yield Updates
• Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC)
• Price Loss Coverage (PLC)
• Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO)
• FSA Online Decision Aids

Learning more about ARC & PLC is extremely important for row crop producers who must make a one-time decision about base and yield updates by March 31st February 27th , 2015, as well as ARC or PLC election by March 31st, 2015. UT and USDA-FSA representatives will be in attendance to answer questions on ARC & PLC policy and procedure.

Video Library

The PDFs below are presentations on the various program established in the Agricultural Act of 2014. They include audio on each page which will play automatically.


  • Making the MPP Dairy Decision
    Recording of webinar on November 18, 2014
    Note: This is a very large file and may not play well depending on your connection.