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by Jenny Rees  Farm Bill Payments: Dr. Brad Lubben has posted maps of potential payments at: http://go.unl.  edu/58n9. From these maps, one can clearly see the difference in ARC-Co payments between Clay  and surrounding counties that I was pointing out earlier in the year. Brad explains this further, “Clay and Fillmore County corn provide an example of the impact of the yield history over 2009-2013. Clay County had two years of corn yields substantially below average (2012 and 2013), while Fillmore County had one year substantially below average 2012). The Olympic average excludes the high and low years in the calculation, meaning the Fillmore County guarantee could exclude the poor year, but Clay  County had to count one of the poor years. As a result 

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