> Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
The Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) provides financial assistance to eligible producers affected by natural disasters. This Federally funded program covers noninsurable crop losses and planting prevented by disasters. Eligible noninsurable crops include commercial crops and other agricultural commodities produced for food (including livestock feed) or fiber and may include other specialty crops such as floricultural, ornamental nursery, Christmas tree crops, turfgrass sod, seed crops, aquaculture (including ornamental fish), and industrial crops.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be or have been a rancher or agricultural producer/farmer.
Producers interested in receiving risk protection under this program must file an application for coverage and pay the application service fee prior to the crop's application closing date. These application closing dates are established by your local State Farm Service Agency (FSA) Committee and are published annually.
Eligible producers must apply for coverage of noninsurable crops using Form CCC-471, "Application for Coverage", and pay the applicable service fees at their local FSA office. The application and service fees must be filed by the application closing date as established by the producer??s FSA state committee. Find your local FSA office at:
Program Contact Information:
For more information or help in identifying your application closing dates and coverage periods, please contact your local FSA office. Contact information for each FSA office can be obtained at:
Additional information available at:
U.S. Department of Agriculture