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Sept. 30 deadline to update safety-net program crop yields approaching

One-time opportunity is first since 2014


Last updated 9/16/2020 at 7:44am

Press release

WASHINGTON — USDA’s Farm Service Agency is reminding farm owners that they have a one-time opportunity to update Price Loss Coverage program yields for covered commodities on the farm.

The deadline is Sept. 30 to update yields, which are used to calculate the PLC payments for 2020 through 2023. Additionally, producers who elected Agriculture Risk Coverage should also consider updating their yields.

“The last time farmers could update yields for these important safety-net programs was in 2014,” FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce said. “It is the farm owner’s choi...

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