Author Archives: Yanxuan Liu

2018 Farm Bill ARC and PLC Timeline

Download the PDF version of this post. The 2018 Farm Bill, officially known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, provides safety net support programs … Continue reading

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2019 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards

The 2019 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards will be given on January 29, 2020, during the Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting at the UGA Conference Center … Continue reading

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2019 Cotton Outlook

Download the PDF version of this post. In 2019, Georgia‚Äôs farmers planted 1.4 million acres of cotton, which is the third-highest planted acreage for the … Continue reading

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Cotton Payments, Disaster Assistance, and Safety Net Update

By Don Shurley and Yangxuan Liu Download the PDF version of the factsheet MFP (Market Facilitation Program) Payments USDA announced last July that it would … Continue reading

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2018 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards

The 2018 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards will be given on January 30, 2019, during the Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting at the UGA Conference Center … Continue reading

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First Look at the Farm Bill Title I for Row Crops: Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018

Download the PDF version of this post. On December 11, 2018, the U.S. Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill).  The … Continue reading

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Implications of Hurricane Michael on the Seed Cotton ARC/PLC Selection Decision

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) … Continue reading

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Preliminary Estimation of Cotton Damages from Hurricane Michael

Prepared by Yangxuan Liu and Amanda R. Smith Download the PDF version of this article. Hurricane Michael unexpectedly gained power and quickly grew into a Category … Continue reading

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Agricultural Disaster Assistance Information Session for Producers Affected by Hurricane Michael

Monday, October 22, 2018 at 2pm at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. There will be an important information session for producers to learn about … Continue reading

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Market Facilitation Program: What is available to cover my marketing losses from trade tariffs?

Download the PDF version of this newsletter.  U.S. Department of Agriculture releases details about the spending plans for $12 billion in trade aid package for … Continue reading

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