Plastina and Hart: Is ARC-CO Acting as a Safety Net Program? Evidence from Iowa

February 20, 2018
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Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Dr. Chad HartAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, associate professor, had the article "Is ARC-CO Acting as a Safety Net Program? Evidence from Iowa" published in Choices.

This article uses financial information from Iowa farms to explore the relationship between ARC-CO payments and farm income, profitability, liquidity, solvency, and size. Rather than acting as a safety net for Iowa farmers, ARC-CO payments can be more accurately characterized as decoupled support.

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