UW professor explores Wyoming producer 2014 Farm Bill participation

The 2014 Farm Bill eliminated prior farm safety net programs and introduced a suite of new ones.

A new publication from the University of Wyoming Extension reviews how the new programs work and possible benefits to producers.

Author Nicole Ballenger, a professor in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, looks at safety net program elections by Wyoming producers. She also examines whether or not Wyoming growers are taking advantage of these programs to provide some degree of price or revenue protection for their businesses.

“Price and revenue protection in the 2014 Farm Bill: Update for Wyoming,” B-1274, is available by going to and clicking on Publications on the left-hand side of the page. Type the bulletin name or number into the search field to access the bulletin. Clicking on the title provides access to the bulletin’s website or pdf.