Producer assistance sign ups available through Weld County Farm Service Agency
It’s time for producers to sign up for coverage programs.
Producers can sign up for the Agriculture Risk Coverage program or the Price Loss Coverage program until Aug. 1, according to a news release from the Weld County United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency.
The programs each provide financial assistance for producers in case the prices for certain commodities drop. In order to quality through 2018, producers must enroll their farms in one of the two.
To enroll, producers need to make an appointment with the Weld County Farm Service Agency by calling (970) 356-8097, ext. 2. The commodities covered include barley, corn, flaxseed, grain sorghum, oats, peanuts, soybeans, sunflower seed and wheat.