Hog producers have new requirements for Spot Market pandemic program

Published 5:00 pm Thursday, March 24, 2022

Hog producers will now be required to submit documentation to support their Spot Market Hog Pandemic Program applications.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has clarified the definition of a spot market sale and hog eligibility under the SMHPP, which assists producers who sold hogs through spot market sale from April 16, 2020, to Sept. 1, 2020. H

The Farm Service Agency will accept applications through April 29, 2022 — an extension of the original April 15 deadline.

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For more information, call the Lincoln-Franklin County FSA office at 601-833-9321 ext. 2.