Amy Mitchell, Special Programs Manager, USDA Farm Service Agency explains changes in the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish (ELAP)
This presentation covers:
- 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.