Agricultural Policy & the Farm Bill
By Bart Fischer, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Agricultural & Food Policy Center (AFPC)
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
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Dr. Fischer provides an overview of changes to the farm safety net, including the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs in the 2018 Farm Bill. He also provides an overview of the new ARC/PLC decision tool recently developed by the Agricultural & Food Policy Center (AFPC) at Texas A&M University. Finally, he highlights several upcoming legislative issues to watch in the 116th Congress.