QLA Program Signup Period Extended

USDA has extended the Quality Loss Adjustment program enrollment deadline to Friday, April 9th. The original deadline was set for today. At this point, more than 8,100 applications have been filed. Payments will be made after the application period ends. Listen to an exclusive Red River Farm Network interview with USDA Farm Service Agency Associate Administrator Steve Peterson.

Quality Loss Adjustment Webinar to be Held

Producers who intend to apply for assistance through the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program will have an opportunity to learn about the program during a webinar that North Dakota State University Extension and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) are hosting on Wednesday, February 10, at 11 a.m. Central Time.
On January 6, the FSA started accepting applications for QLA, which provides assistance to producers who suffered eligible crop quality losses due to natural disasters occurring in 2018 and 2019. The deadline to apply for QLA is Friday, March 5.
The webinar will provide guidance for producers on the application process, along with the following topics that will be discussed:
  • Eligible crops
  • Qualifying disaster events
  • Applying for QLA
  • Payment calculations and limitations
  • Future insurance coverage requirements
Register for the webinar and get more information on the QLA program.