USDA announces availability of Quality Loss Assistance; adds drought as qualifying disaster

Today, the FSA announced a signup for the Quality Loss Adjustment Program for eligible producers affected by 2018, 2019 natural disasters. For this signup, FSA added drought as a qualifying disaster event for counties rated by the U.S. Drought Monitor as having an extreme drought or higher during calendar years 2018 or 2019. The deadline to apply for QLA is Friday, March 5, 2021.