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USDA extends deadline to apply for pandemic assistance for animal losses

Farm Service Agency reminds producers of upcoming pandemic program deadlines

 

Last updated 9/22/2021 at 9:22am



From USDA Farm Service Agency

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing additional time for livestock and poultry producers to apply for the Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program, or PLIP. 

Producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing may now apply for assistance for those losses and the cost of depopulation and disposal of the animals through Oct. 12, 2021, rather than the original deadline of Sept. 17. PLIP is part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative.

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