Farm Service Agency 2021 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Farm Loan Programs, Debt Settlement
Document Number: 2021-03186
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-02-22
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) amended the Farm Loan Programs Debt Settlement regulations in through a final rule published in the Federal Register on June 17, 2020. This correction is to remove a certain word that erroneously appeared in the regulation.
Information Collection Request; Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP)
Document Number: 2021-02860
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-02-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as amended, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension with a revision of currently approved information collection associated with the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) and Biomass Crop Assistance Program (BCAP). This information is collected in support of, respectively, sections 401-407 of the Agricultural Credit Act of 1978, as amended, and section 9011 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as amended.
Agricultural Disaster Indemnity Programs
Document Number: 2020-28914
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
This rule establishes the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program to provide assistance to producers who suffered eligible crop quality losses due to hurricanes, excessive moisture, floods, drought, tornadoes, typhoons, volcanic activity, snowstorms, and wildfires occurring in calendar years 2018 and 2019. It also amends the provisions for the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) to be consistent with the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, by adding excessive moisture and drought occurring in 2018 and 2019 as qualifying disaster events and clarifying eligibility of sugar beets. The changes to WHIP+ were self-enacting and were previously implemented by FSA.