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USDA Announces Corrections to Emergency Relief Program Policy 

The USDA is updating the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase Two to provide a method for valuing losses and accessing program benefits to eligible producers of certain crops, including grapes grown and used by the same producer for wine production or forage that is grown, stored and fed to livestock, that do not generate revenue directly from the sale of the crop. These updates ensure that ERP benefits are more reflective of these producers’ actual crop losses resulting from 2020 and 2021 natural disaster events. The deadline to submit applications for ERP Phase Two is July 14. 

Webinar: Farm Marketing 101 

Take advantage of a free webinar from StoneX on Tuesday, July 25th from 2:00-3:30 PM (CST) 

Discussion topics include:  

  • How to calculate break-even profit levels 
  • Basics of cash basis, storage, and carry 
  • How to assess when to use various marketing tools (cash sales, futures, options, OTC) 

Visit www.nefb.org/benefits for more information about StoneX and the benefits available to Farm Bureau members.   

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