Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   

Agricultural News


USDA Reminds Farmers of September 30 Deadline to Update Safety-Net Program Crop Yields

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 14:44:07 CDT

USDA Reminds Farmers of September 30 Deadline to Update Safety-Net Program Crop Yields USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farm owners of the September 30 deadline to update Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program yields for covered commodities on the farm. This is a one-time opportunity for producers to update yields, which are used to calculate 2020 through 2023 payments.

“Don’t miss this one-time opportunity to update yields for the Price Loss Coverage program,” said FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce. “Please contact your FSA county office to schedule an appointment.”

Updating yields requires the signature of one owner on a farm and not all owners. If a yield update is not made, no action is required to maintain the existing base crop yield on file with FSA.

For program payments, updated yields will apply beginning with the 2020 crop year which, should payments trigger, will be paid in October 2021. Additionally, recently published updates to the payment limitation and eligibility provisions for Farm Bill programs do not impact payments from ARC and PLC for the 2019 crop year or the 2020 crop year.

The updated yield will be equal to 90% of the average yield per planted acre in crop years 2013-2017. That excludes any year where the applicable covered commodity was not planted and is subject to the ratio obtained by dividing the 2008-2012 average national yield by the 2013-2017 average national yield for the covered commodity.

FSA published a final rule in August 2020 that made updates to payments limitations and payment eligibility for programs, many of which were directed by the 2018 Farm Bill. For ARC and PLC, these updates will not take effect until 2021 crop payments that will be made in October 2022.

For more information, reference resources, and decision tools, visit farmers.gov/arc-plc or contact your FSA county office, which can be located at farmers.gov/service-center-locator.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.


   

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 


Top Agricultural News

  • Election Officials Alert Voters About False Polling Place Text Message  Thu, 22 Oct 2020 13:27:52 CDT
  • Lankford, Capito Send Letter to EPA Opposing Ethanol Mandate Expansion  Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:53:51 CDT
  • OSU's Dr. Kim Anderson Celebrates His Role with The Junior Wheat Show and Cheers this Years Winners  Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:05:15 CDT
  • Responses Needed for Farmland Leasing Survey sent to Oklahoma Agricultural Producers   Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:39:14 CDT
  • Farm Bureau Reminder--National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, Oct. 24  Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:22:29 CDT
  • National Drought Resilience Partnership Responsibilities Under New Executive Order  Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:16:09 CDT
  • Coffee roasting Expert Appointed to OSU Advisory Board  Thu, 22 Oct 2020 11:09:51 CDT
  • Over $750K Allocated to Secure Land Tenure for a New Generation of Farmers and Ranchers   Thu, 22 Oct 2020 09:32:55 CDT

  • More Headlines...

       

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show AFR Insurance Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association KIS FUTURES, INC.

    Our Road to Rural Prosperity sponsors!

    Banc First OPSRC ORWA TPAOO TPAOO

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2020 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.