USDA Makes Change to 2023 Notice of Loss Requirements for Two Livestock Disaster Assistance Programs

Dan Aquaculture, Cattle, Livestock, Pollinators, USDA-FSA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has waived certain?notice of loss requirements for 2023 for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-raised Fish?(ELAP) and Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). This move is an effort to streamline assistance to support access to critical 2023 natural disaster recovery assistance. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is waiving the requirement to submit ELAP or LIP notices of loss within …

Livestock Indemnity Program

USDA-FSA Updates Livestock Indemnity Payments for Smaller Calves

Dan Beef, Cattle, USDA-FSA

The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) made updates to their payment rates under the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). The agency changed rates for calves under 250 pounds and will now value them at the same level as non-adult cattle weighing between 250 and 399 pounds. FSA also increased payment rates for calves under 400 pounds. The LIP payment rate is set at 75 percent …