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United States: Market uncertainty, government shutdown top of mind as FSA deadlines near

United States
Regulation & Compliances
Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 28, 2024

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Farm Service Agency (FSA) officials have reminded farmers of the upcoming March 15th deadline to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage. Many farmers are delaying their decision due to market price uncertainties and potential government shutdown fears. However, Minnesota FSA director Whitney Place encourages farmers to complete the enrollment process now, given the ongoing uncertainty with the federal government.
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Price uncertainty and the prospect of a government shutdown are top of mind as Farm Service Agency officials remind farmers of impending deadlines. Minnesota FSA director Whitney Place tells Brownfield corn and soybean growers have until March 15th to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, and many are waiting for a clearer picture of the markets. “We’ve been hearing that a lot across the state, and that is potentially why some folks aren’t getting in. There are opportunities to change your elections, so you can certainly walk through some of those options with our staff.” She says a possible government shutdown is also looming over the signup process. “And kind of a reason why my staff is a little bit anxious about ...
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