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2020 ELAP Webinar Recording

New ELAP Rule & What It Means for Beekeepers

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

Watch it here!