ARC/PLC Payments per Base Acre in Iowa

This decision tool provides a simple and intuitive way to compare annual ARC-CO and PLC payments for corn and soybean base acres across counties in Iowa. A detailed description of the ARC/PLC programs and other ISU Extension and Outreach Farm Bill decision tools are available on the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach website.

Authors: Alejandro Plastina, Chad Hart, and Chris Anderson. Programming by Yongjie Ji and Curtis Balmer.

Affiliation: A. Plastina is Assistant Professor and C. Hart is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, Iowa State University; Chris Anderson is Scientist, Assistant Director Climate Science Program, in the Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University.

Last updated: 10-18-2018

Prices updated: 10-18-2018

Yields: 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, and 2017/18 ARC-CO payments use Official FSA Yields.

Reported payments assume 6.8% sequestration.