USDA enrolls 255 million base acres in DCP & ACRE on 1.7 million farms

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2009 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that approximately 255 million base acres on about 1.7 million farms were enrolled in the Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP) and in the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program. USDA will issue nearly $4 billion in 2009 final direct payments to eligible producers on […]