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ACRE/DCP enrollment deadline

Val Dolcini, state executive director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in California, reminds producers that June 1, 2010 is the deadline for the 2010 average crop revenue election (ACRE) program or the traditional direct and counter-cyclical program (DCP).

This is a mandatory deadline for all participants. USDA will not accept late-file applications.

"It is critical for producers to begin the enrollment process as soon as possible," Dolcini said. “This June 1 deadline is firm, so coming into the office early to enroll will help farmers avoid a last-minute rush at our offices.”

ACRE was introduced in the 2008 farm bill as a revenue-based alternative to the traditional price-based counter-cyclical payment system within DCP. The tools administered by FSA help farmers manage complex production and marketing risks inherent in agricultural operations.

All signatures of producers receiving a share in DCP/ACRE payments are required by the June 1, 2010 deadline. To reduce wait times, producers should contact their local offices now to set up appointments in advance of the deadline.

For more information about the DCP/ACRE programs, visit a local FSA county office or go online to

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