Choosing ACRE or DCP: The view in late May
Earlier this month, the choice between the safety net programs – Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program and the Direct and Countercyclical Program (DCP) – seemed to be tilting toward signing up for DCP in 2013.
For Minnesota farmers, the tilt toward DCP is even stronger after the rapid planting rate, improvement in the state’s soil moisture and the recent upward price movements in future prices.
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