USDA Pays Nearly $2M to Farmers, Ranchers Transportation Cost Payment Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced nearly $2 million will be issued to 882 producers through the 2021 Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment (RTCP) program beginning on May 19.

This program helps eligible farmers and ranchers outside the contiguous U.S., including those in the U.S. Virgin Islands, to offset a portion of the cost of transporting agricultural products or inputs used to produce an agricultural commodity over long distances.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced nearly $2 million will be issued to 882 producers through the 2021 Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment (RTCP) program beginning on May 19.

This program helps eligible farmers and ranchers outside the contiguous U.S., including those in the U.S. Virgin Islands, to offset a portion of the cost of transporting agricultural products or inputs used to produce an agricultural commodity over long distances.

Ninety-two producers in the USVI will receive more than $34,000 to help mitigate the increased costs of doing business.