USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments

USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments

Oct 3, 2017 - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing approximately $8 billion in payments under the ARC and PLC programs for the 2016 crop year, and $1.6 billion under CRP for 2017.  More details are available in the USDA Press Release.