What to Expect from Government Payments for the 2003 Crop
October and November is a bustling time for producers in Indiana as harvest continues across the state. But, this time of year also marks a busy period for the local FSA office as government payments begin to come into focus for many producers. With the low corn prices there should be some government support available to the farmer, but what about soybeans and wheat? How much might a producer expect to receive in government support on a particular farm? This article explains the various commodity program payments available to producers and how to calculate the amount a producer can expect for corn, soybeans, and wheat for a particular farm.