Baton Rouge, La – You are invited to join USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator, Val Dolcini, for a stakeholder conference call on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm, to review Secretary Vilsack’s announcement last week regarding the new Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). The new options, created by the 2014 Farm Bill, provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops such as vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, floriculture, ornamental nursery, aquaculture, turf grass, ginseng, honey, syrup, and energy crops. Free basic coverage plans and premium discounts available for new, underserved and limited income farmers. If the application deadline for an eligible crop has already passed, producers will have until Jan. 14, 2015, to choose expanded coverage
This is a conference call.
WHO: Val Dolcini, Administrator, USDA Farm Service Agency
Mike Schmidt, Deputy Administrator for Farm Programs
WHAT: USDA Administrator Dolcini will host a stakeholder conference call to provide information on the new Non-insured Crop Disaster Assistance Program.
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., EDT.
Access code: 5411576
RSVP: Not required, but requested: firstname.lastname@example.org