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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

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March 15 - Deadline for USDA's NAP (Non-Insured Crop Assistance Program)

Kristin Smith

The NAP program protects against losses (over 50%) by providing a partial payment on a per crop basis. In some cases, separate plantings of the same crop can be covered.  The total cost is $250 per crop or a maximum of $750 per farm per county for three or more crops. The fees are waived for limited resource farmers. To learn more about NAP and other USDA farm programs and/or to sign up for the coming season, contact your county Farm Service Agency (FSA) office before the March 15 deadline.

Locate VT FSA offices here:http://offices.sc.egov.usda.gov/locator/app?state=vt&agency=fsa.

*Re-posted from Vern Grubinger of UVM-Extension.