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ARC/PLC Program Data

This page provides data on PLC substitute yields and other data as well as ARC/PLC payment rates, reference prices, and other program year specific data.

For PLC substitute yields and other data that are not specific to a given program year, click on the Non-Program Year Specific Data. For data on ARC/PLC payments rates, effective reference prices, and other year-specific data, click on the Program Year Specific Data.

Non-Program Year Specific Data

Farm Bill 2018

PLC Yield Adjustment Factor PDF 113KB
Provides the ratio of the 2008-2012 average national yield divided by 2013-2017 average national yield (limited to .9000 - 1.0000)

PLC substitute County Yields Excel, 3.35MB
Substitutes for any year that the farm yield is below 75% of 5-year county average yield

Counter-cyclical Payment County Yields Excel, 728KB
Used for assigning a farm PLC yield

80-percent of the FSA County T-yield Excel, 1.28MB
Substitutes for any annual county yield below 80-percent of the FSA County T-yield)

2021 Total Base Acres by County Excel, 782KB

2022 Total Base Acres by County Excel, 814KB

2023 Total Base Acres By County Excel, 759KB


Other Data *Updated 1/2/2024*

Agriculture Risk Coverage-County (ARC-CO) Payments by Crop and by State for Program Years 2019 - 2022 as of 1/2/2024 (Excel format 27KB)

Price Loss Coverage (PLC) Payments by Crop and by State for Program Years 2019 - 2022 as of 1/2/2024 (Excel format 30KB)

Agriculture Risk Coverage-Individual (ARC-IC) Payments by Crop and by State for Program Years 2019 - 2022 as of 1/2/2024 (Excel format 31KB)


Farm Bill 2014

County Average Counter-cyclical Payment Yields For Assigning PLC Yields (Excel format 663 KB)
Used for assigning a farm PLC yield

Upland Cotton Lint and Seed Cotton Substitute PLC Yields (Excel format 110 KB)
Substitutes for any year that the farm yield is below 75% of 5-year county average yield

70 percent of FSA T-yield (Substitute yields for ARC program) (Excel format 10 MB)

2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 ARC-County Yields, Revenue and Payment Rates as of January 31, 2020 (Excel format 7 MB)

Detailed ARC-CO NASS and RMA County Yields - 2009-2017 - for Soybeans, Corn, and Wheat (Excel format 1 MB)

Background Info for Use of Detailed Yield File (Word format)

Other Data *Updated 3/18/2020*

2024 Program Year Specific Data

Program Year 2024 Data

2024 ARC-County Benchmark Yields and Revenues as of January 2, 2024 (Excel format, 2.5 MB)

ARC-IC Assigned County Trend Adjusted Yields for Program Year 2024 as of January 2, 2024 (Excel format, 949 KB)

Market Year Average Prices (PDF format 1.2MB) (Excel format 780 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2024 ARC County Coverage (PDF format 1.8MB) (Excel format 780 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2024 ARC Individual (PDF format 1.6MB) (Excel format 780 KB)

2024 PLC Payment Rates (PDF format 1.8MB) (Excel format 780 KB)

Trend Yield Adjustment Factors for Program Year 2024 (Excel format, 251 KB)

Effective Reference Price for Program Year 2024 (PDF, 108 KB) (Excel format, 13 KB)

2023 Program Year Specific Data

Program Year 2023 Data

2023 ARC-County Benchmark Yields and Revenues as of January 5, 2024 (Excel format, 2.3 MB)

ARC-IC Assigned County Trend Adjusted Yields for Program Year 2023 as of February 8, 2023 (Excel format, 751 KB)

2023 Enrolled Base Acres by Program by Commodity (PDF, 87KB) (Excel format, 12KB

2023 Enrolled Base Acres by County by Commodity by Program (ARC-CO and PLC) (Excel format, 685 KB)

2023 PLC Yields and Base Acres by County (Excel format, 810 KB)

Market Year Average Prices (PDF, 92 KB) (Excel format, 34 KB)

Effective Reference Price for Program Year 2023 (PDF, 96 KB) (Excel format, 37 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2023 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 98 KB) (Excel format, 44 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2023 ARC Individual (PDF, 95 KB) (Excel format, 41 KB)

2023 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 104 KB) (Excel format, 46 KB)

Trend Yield Adjustment Factors for Program Year 2023 (Excel format, 251 KB)

2022 Program Year Specific Data

Program Year 2022 Data

ARC-IC Assigned County Trend Adjusted Yields for Program Year 2022 as of September 29, 2023 (Excel format 719 KB)

2022 ARC-County Benchmark Yields and Revenues as of January 31, 2024 (Excel format, 1.9 MB)

2022 Enrolled Base Acres by Program by Commodity (PDF, 87KB) (Excel format, 12KB

2022 Enrolled Base Acres by County by Commodity by Program (ARC-CO and PLC) (Excel format, 685 KB)

2022 PLC Yields and Base Acres by County (Excel format, 820 MB)

Market Year Average Prices (PDF, 93 KB) (Excel format, 37 KB)

Effective Reference Price for Program Year 2022 (PDF, 95 KB) (Excel format, 40 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2022 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 109 KB) (Excel format, 48 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2022 ARC Individual (PDF, 107 KB) (Excel format, 53 KB)

2022 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 104 KB) (Excel format, 46 KB)

Trend Yield Adjustment Factors for Program Year 2022 (Excel format, 250 KB)

2021 Program Year Specific Data

Program Year 2021 Data

ARC-IC Assigned County Trend Adjusted Yields for Program Year 2021 as of March 12, 2021 (Excel format, 2.98 MB)

2021 ARC-County Benchmark Yields and Revenues as of January 31, 2023 (Excel format, 2.3 MB)

2021 ARC/PLC Payments as of April 25, 2023 (PDF, 105 KB)

2021 Enrolled Base Acres by Program by Commodity (PDF, 87KB) (Excel format, 12KB

2021 Enrolled Base Acres by County by Commodity by Program (ARC-CO and PLC) (Excel format, 850 KB)

2021 PLC Yields and Base Acres by County (Excel format, 48,266KB)

Market Year Average Prices (PDF, 94 KB) (Excel format, 42 KB)

Effective Reference Prices for Program Year 2021 (PDF, 96 KB) (Excel format, 45 KB)

2021 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 104 KB) (Excel format, 46 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2021 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 110 KB) (Excel format, 54 KB)

Benchmark Prices for Program Year 2021 ARC Individual (PDF, 106 KB) (Excel format, 54 KB)

Trend Yield Adjustment Factors for Program Year 2021 (Excel format, 250 KB)

2020 Program Year Specific Data

Program Year 2020 Data

ARC-IC Assigned County Trend Adjusted Yields for Program Year 2020 as of October 19, 2021 (Excel format, 4.2 MB)

2020 ARC-County Benchmark Yields and Revenues as of January 31, 2022 (Excel format, 2.19 MB)

2020 ARC/PLC Payments as of December 22, 2021 (PDF, 111KB)

2020 Enrolled Base Acres by Program by Commodity (PDF, 86KB) (Excel format, 17KB)

2020 Enrolled Base Acres by County by Commodity by Program (ARC-CO and PLC) (Excel format, 802 KB)

2020 PLC Yields and Base Acres by County (Excel format, 6,205KB)

Market Year Average Prices for 2014/15 - 2020/21 (PDF, 92 KB) (Excel format, 42 KB)

Effective Reference Price for 2020 (PDF, 94 KB) (Excel format, 46 KB)

2020 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 104 KB) (Excel format, 43 KB)

Prices for 2020 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 101 KB) (Excel format, 53 KB)

Prices for 2020 ARC Individual Coverage (PDF, 99 KB) (Excel format, 53 KB)

Trend Yield Adjustment Factors for Program Year 2020 (Excel format, 250 KB)

2019 Program Year Specific Data

Program Year 2019 Data

2019 ARC/PLC Payments as of January 21, 2021 (PDF, 111 KB)

Data Source for 2019 ARC-County Yields (Excel 1.45 MB)

Data Sources for 2019 ARC-County Benchmark Yields (Excel 12.3 MB)

2019 PLC Yields and Base Acres by County (Excel, 12,051KB)

2019 Enrolled Base Acres by Program by Commodity (PDF, 86 KB) (Excel, 17 KB)

2019 Enrolled Base Acres by County by Commodity by Program (ARC-CO and PLC) (Excel format, 813 KB)

2019 National Average PLC Yields by Commodity (Excel, 10 KB)

2019 Base Acres by State/County/Covered Commodity (Excel, 698 KB)

ARC-IC Assigned County Trend Adjusted Yields for Program Year 2019 as of November 23, 2020 (Excel, 13 MB)

Market Year Average Prices for 2013/14 - 2019/20 (PDF, 92 KB) (Excel, 39 KB)

Effective Reference Price for 2019 (PDF, 95 KB) (Excel, 329 KB)

2019 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 104 KB) (Excel, 43 KB)

Prices for 2019 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 102 KB) (Excel, 49 KB)

Prices for 2019 ARC Individual Coverage (PDF, 99 KB) (Excel, 49 KB)

2019 ARC-County Benchmark Yields and Revenue as of December 1, 2021 (Excel, 3.54 MB)

Example of Applying Trend Yield Adjustments Under ARC-CO (Excel, 18 KB)

Trend Yield Adjustment Factors for Program Year 2019 (Excel, 317 KB)

2018 - 2014 Program Year Specific Data

Program Year 2018 Data

Market Year Average Prices for 2013/14 - 2018/19 (PDF, 74 KB) (Excel format, 40 KB)

2018 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 77 KB) (Excel format, 45 KB)

Prices for 2018 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 84 KB) (Excel format, 57 KB)

Prices for 2018 ARC Individual Coverage (PDF, 81 KB) (Excel format, 48 KB)

Data Source for 2018 ARC-County Yields (Excel format, 1.6 MB)

2018 Base Acres on Farms Enrolled in the ARC and PLC Programs (Excel format, 12 KB)


Program Year 2017 Data

Market Year Average Prices for 2012/13 - 2017/18 (PDF, 74 KB) (Excel format, 40 KB)

2017 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 77 KB) (Excel format, 45 KB)

Prices for 2017 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 84 KB) (Excel format, 57 KB)

Prices for 2017 ARC Individual Coverage (PDF, 81 KB) (Excel format, 48 KB)

2017 Base Acres (Excel format, 20 KB)


Program Year 2016 Data

Market Year Average Prices for 2011/12 - 2016/17 (PDF, 74 KB) (Excel format, 40 KB)

2016 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 77 KB) (Excel format, 45 KB)

Prices for 2016 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 84 KB) (Excel format, 57 KB)

Prices for 2016 ARC Individual Coverage (PDF, 81 KB) ( Excel format, 48 KB)

2016 Base Acres (Excel format, 22 KB)


Program Year 2015 Data

2015 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 77 KB) (Excel format, 40 KB)

Market Year Average Prices for 2010/11-2015/16 (PDF, 74 KB) (Excel format, 39 KB)

Prices for 2015 ARC County Coverage (PDF, 84 KB) (Excel format, 53 KB)

Prices for 2015 ARC Individual Coverage (PDF, 81 KB) (Excel format, 47 KB)

2015 Base Acres(Excel format, 22KB)


Program Year 2014 Data

Market Year Average Prices for 2009/10-2014/15 (PDF, 73 KB) (Excel format, 38KB)

2014 PLC Payment Rates (PDF, 77 KB) (Excel format, 40 KB)