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Farmers Can Now Make 2023 Crop Year Elections, Enroll in Ag Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

Payments Issuing to Producers of 2021 Crops Triggering Safety-Net Program Payments 

WASHINGTON – Agricultural producers can now change election and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2023 crop year, two key safety net programs offered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Signup began Monday, and producers have until March 15, 2023, to enroll in these two programs. Additionally, USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) has started issuing payments totaling more than $255 million to producers with 2021 crops that have triggered payments through ARC or PLC.

“It’s that time of year for producers to consider all of their r...


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