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Farm Bill

Ethanol

Policy Book

Strengthening the Producer Safety Net
Expanding the ARC and PLC commodity programs to include - increasing ARC County maximum payment above 10%, increasing ARC County coverage level above 86%, and expanding the PLC effective reference price escalator.

International Market Development

Virginia agriculture soars when our products are needed. Expanding markets internationally will grow the agricultural economy and put money into producer's pockets. 

Protecting Crop Insurance

VGPA supports the expansion of crop insurance and stands firmly against any policy that would harm the program. Crop insurance is a vital risk management tool to allow producers to respond to yield and revenue loss.

Preserving Ethanol

One-third of corn grown in America is allocated to the production of ethanol. This creates a major market for corn on the world market. VGPA supports the clean emission of gasoline created by Virginia corn.

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