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USDA extends deadlines, defers interest accrual due to COVID-19


August 12, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) today an-nounced it will authorize Approved Insurance Providers (AIPs) to extend deadlines for premium and administrative fee payments, defer the resulting interest accrual and allow other flexibilities to help farmers, ranchers, and insurance providers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“USDA recognizes farmers and ranchers have been severely affected by the COVID-19 Pan-demic this year and to help ease the burden on these folks, we are continuing to extend flexibility for producers,” said U.S. Secretary of Agricultu...

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