Today's Cotton Newsline is 3 cuts. All cuts are Craig Brown, Vice President of Producer Affairs for the National Cotton Council.
Suggested Introduction 1:
USDA announced continued progress in implementing provisions of the 2014 farm law that will strengthen and expand insurance coverage options for farmers and ranchers. The new Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), available through the federal crop insurance program and set to begin with the 2015 crop year, is designed to help protect producers from yield and market volatility. Craig Brown, Vice President of Producer Affairs for the National Cotton Council, explains what applies under SCO.
Suggested Introduction 2:
SCO is available, as any other crop insurance product, from local crop insurance agents.
Suggested Introduction 3:
The FSA is also in the process of sending out the base acreage availability on specific farm serial numbers.