New Yield Data Available

Dec 23, 2014
WASHINGTON, DC -- Yesterday, Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini announced that Risk Management Agency (RMA) certified yield data has been made available for producers at FSA county offices.  Producers are encouraged to contact their local FSA offices to see what data they have on file from RMA.
 
This data will help producers make the one-time decision to update their commodity program payment yields or keep their current yields for the new Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) programs.  The data on file will be available only to the producer associated with the crop insurance record and the yield update decision must be made by February 27, 2015.
 
"The collaboration between FSA and RMA to provide producers with certified yields should help streamline the process of updating yields for the new safety net programs," said Ben Mosely, USA Rice Federation vice president of government affairs.  "Producers should take advantage of this opportunity and make appointments with their local FSA office as soon as possible."  
 
Contact:  Evan Spencer (703) 236-1476
 

Sign-Up for the Daily

Recent Articles

  • Producers Rice Mill 75th Anniversary and Membership Meeting

    Nov 16, 2018

    More than 300 members and guests attended the 75th annual membership meeting of Producers Rice Mill, Inc., held here last week that was highlighted by a video celebrating the company's 75th anniversary and history. Full story
  • In Memory: Rogers Hoyt, Sr.

    Nov 16, 2018

    USA Rice extends condolences to the family and friends of Rogers Hoyt, Sr., of Uvalde, Texas, who passed away on November 13, at the age of 89. Full story
  • National Rice Month Campaign Succeeds in Every Sector

    Nov 15, 2018

    The results are in and USA Rice’s combination of promotional activities aimed at the retail, consumer, and foodservice segments to celebrate September as National Rice Month (NRM) went a long way to increasing awareness and consumption of U.S.-grown rice. Full story
  • Trade Mission to Mexico Strengthens Bonds

    Nov 14, 2018

    A USA Rice member delegation traveled to Mexico last week to meet with key customers in the rice industry's largest export market. Over the span of three days, the delegation met with influential players in the trade, gaining valuable insight from some of the largest millers, wholesalers, and distributors of rice in Mexico. Full story
  • Rice Issues Abound in South Korea

    Nov 13, 2018

    Last week’s Agricultural Trade Mission (ATM) to Korea gave USA Rice the opportunity to highlight strong market opportunities for U.S. rice but also to underscore continued obstacles put in our way by Korea’s government. Full story