ARC & PLC Deadline Monday

Farmers who have not yet completed their 2019 crop year elections for enrollment in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs must schedule an appointment to do so with their local USDA Farm Service Agency by Monday, March 16th.

FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce says.” If you’ve not completed your elections or enrollment, the clock is ticking, and your program eligibility is at stake, so please call FSA today and request an appointment.”

To date, more than 1.4 million contracts have been signed for the 2019 crop year.

This represents 89% of expected enrollment.

Producers who do not contact FSA for an appointment by close of business local time on Monday, March 16th will not be enrolled in ARC or PLC for the 2019 crop year and will be ineligible to receive payment should one trigger for an eligible crop.

ARC and PLC provide income support to farmers from substantial drops in crop prices or revenues and are vital economic safety nets for most American farms.