Farmers to get help with ACRE questions

Kansas State University's Department of Agricultural Economics will have two webinars May 14 to help farmers with their questions about the ACRE, or Average Crop Revenue Election, guarantee in advance of the June 1 sign-up.

The webinars will be offered at 7 a.m. and at noon; participants must register by May 13 at The fee is $25, or $200 for a group license.

The marketing year average price for 2009-10 won't be final by the ACRE sign-up. The webinar will provide an updated estimate of the prices for major commodities. The prices are used to make payments on the 2009 crop and to set the guarantee for the 2010 crop.