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House Agriculture Committee Approves WHIP+ Reauthorization

Dan Legislative, Regulation

There are several farm disaster relief bills in various stages of development on Capitol Hill this week, one being the reauthorization for WHIP+ in 2020 and 2021. Tuesday, the House Agriculture Committee approved that bill and sent it to the full House for consideration. Earlier this month, we ran a story where House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott, a Democrat from Georgia, talked …

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WHIP-Plus Payments Going Out to Eligible Producers

Dan Economy, USDA-FSA

More than $1 billion in payments are being released over the next several weeks for ag producers with approved applications for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program and for those who have already received payments through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Farm Service Agency Administrator, Zach Ducheneaux, notes this second round of WHIP+ payments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is …

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USDA to Begin Payments for Producers Impacted by 2018 – 19 Natural Disasters

Dan Agri-Business, Economy, USDA-FSA

Producers to Receive Assistance through the Quality Loss Adjustment Program and Additional Assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus More than $1 billion in payments will be released over the next several weeks starting June 15 for agricultural producers with approved applications for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program and for producers who have already received payments through …

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USDA Reminds Producers of Disaster Assistance Application Deadline

Dan Economy, Industry News Release, USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds producers that the deadline to submit applications for disaster recovery assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) for 2018 and 2019 losses is Friday, October 30. Richard Fordyce, Administrator of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman sign up for this program has been going on for over a …