- Removal of the ELAP program from the $125,000 payment limitation.
- Reimbursement of 90 percent of the cost of losses for socially disadvantaged, limited resource, beginning or veteran beekeepers.
- New calendar-year basis and deadline for 2020 losses.
- Fifteen days to file a “honey bee notice of loss” once the loss is apparent.
Amy Mitchell, Special Programs Manager, USDA Farm Service Agency explains changes in the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish (ELAP)
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