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NDSU Extension and FSA Quality Loss Adjustment Program Webinar

Producers who intend to apply for assistance through the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program have an opportunity to learn about the program during a webinar that North Dakota State University Extension and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) hosted on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

On Jan. 6, the FSA started accepting applications for QLA, which provides assistance to producers who suffered eligible crop quality losses due to natural disasters occurring in 2018 and 2019. The deadline to apply for QLA is Friday, March 5, 2021.

“Natural disasters in 2018 and 2019 caused many ag producers to experience crop quality losses,” says Brian Haugen, acting state executive director for the North Dakota FSA. “Many of the eligible producers have already received compensation for quantity losses and this program has been designed to provide quality loss disaster assistance as added relief for those disaster occurring events.”

The webinar provides guidance for producers on the application process, along with these following topics that were discussed:

  • Eligible crops
  • Qualifying disaster events
  • Applying for QLA
  • Payment calculations and limitations
  • Future insurance coverage requirements

“The QLA guidelines and application process is fairly complex, so this webinar is a valuable opportunity to learn more about the program,” says Ron Haugen,

NDSU Extension farm management specialist. For more information on QLA, visit FSA/USDA or contact your local FSA county office.

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