Farm Bill Program to Provide Relief to Farmers Affected by Severe Weather

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new Farm Bill initiative that will provide relief to farmers affected by drought and other severe weather. The Actual Production History Yield Exclusion (APH) allows eligible producers to receive a higher approved yield on their insurance policies through the federal crop insurance program. Spring crops eligible for APH include corn, soybeans, wheat, cotton, grain sorghum, rice, barley, canola, sunflowers, peanuts and popcorn. The new initiative is available to farmers nationwide beginning next spring. Learn more.

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