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  • UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency

    Washington, DC 20250

    Livestock Disaster Assistance Programs for 2011 and Subsequent Years

    1-LDAP (Revision 1) Amendment 2 Approved by: Deputy Administrator, Farm Programs

    Amendment Transmittal

    A Reasons for Amendment The cover has been amended for clarification. Subparagraph 77 C has been added to provide procedure for making adjustments to approved calendar year LBIH when an open range livestock operation makes a significant reduction in the herd size of adult cows or ewes because of the sale of livestock. Subparagraph 411 A has been amended for clarification. Subparagraph 411 E has been amended to add additional examples to clarify mitigated livestock. Subparagraph 411 J has been amended to clarify that COCs and CEDs have the authority to review all acreage leases and CCC-855s to determine whether a livestock producers contributions are at risk in the grazing land and pastureland for LFP and COCs or CEDs shall document such determination in COC minutes. In cases where CED determines risk in the grazing land or pastureland may result in an adverse determination, CED shall obtain concurrence from COC. Subparagraph 421 A has been amended to remove reference to a 2-month payment rate. Subparagraphs 421 E and F have been added to provide instructions for making manual adjustments to LFP payment amounts for the same covered livestock grazing in multiple counties amounts to ensure that an eligible livestock producers payments for specific eligible livestock do not exceed 5 monthly payments in any calendar year. Subparagraph 440 F has been amended to provide late-filed FSA-578 clarification for LFP for losses occurring after September 30, 2011, and before January 1, 2015. Subparagraph 442 A has been amended to clarify items 15 and 16.

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  • Amendment Transmittal (Continued)

    A Reasons for Amendment (Continued) Subparagraph 650 B has been amended to clarify actions before issuing payments for CCC-853. Subparagraph 830 L has been amended to clarify water transporting eligibility to include that eligible livestock must have been livestock that were grazing eligible grazing lands that had adequate livestock watering systems or facilities before the eligible adverse weather or eligible loss conditions occurred and to which the producer is not normally required to transport water. Subparagraph 832 E has been amended to provide discretion to COC to adjust the value of additional feed purchase, if a producers livestock inventory changed substantially from 1 or both of the previous 2 years in comparison to the current program year. Subparagraph 888 B has been amended for clarification. Paragraph 890 has been amended to remove subparagraphs E and F because the content is now in paragraph 890.5. Paragraph 890.5 has been added to separate CCC-934 instructions and example from CCC-934-1 instructions and example. The Redelegations of Authority has been amended to provide policy for ELAP.

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  • FSA HANDBOOK

    Livestock Disaster Assistance Programs for 2011 and Subsequent Years

    For State and County Offices

    SHORT REFERENCE

    1-LDAP (Revision 1)

    UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Farm Service Agency

    Washington, DC 20250

  • Table of Contents (Continued)

    Page No. Part 10 ELAP (Continued)

    Section 3 Livestock Eligibility Criteria 830 Livestock Eligibility ............................................................................................ 10-75 831 Livestock Payment Rates, National Payment Factors, and Payment Calculations .......................................................................................... 10-87 832 Determining Livestock Lost Feed Value and Additional Feed Costs ................. 10-105 833-844 (Reserved)

    Section 4 Honeybee Eligibility Criteria 845 Honeybee Eligibility ............................................................................................ 10-131 846 Honeybee Payment Calculations and Examples .................................................. 10-137 847-859 (Reserved)

    Section 5 Farm-Raised Fish Eligibility Criteria 860 Farm-Raised Fish Eligibility ................................................................................ 10-175 861 Farm-Raised Fish Payment Calculation and Examples ....................................... 10-179 862-874 (Reserved)

    Section 6 Payment Limitations and Reductions 875 Payment Rates, Limitations, and Reductions ...................................................... 10-205 876 General Payment Information .............................................................................. 10-206 877-884 (Reserved) 885 Applying for Benefits .......................................................................................... 10-225 886 (Reserved) 887 Application for Payment ...................................................................................... 10-233 888 Acting on CCC-851 or CCC-934 ......................................................................... 10-239 889 CCC-851, Emergency Loss Assistance for Livestock Application ..................... 10-245 890 CCC-934, Emergency Loss Assistance for Honeybees / Farm-Raised Fish Application ........................................................................................................... 10-269 890.5 CCC-934-1, Emergency Loss Assistance for Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Losses Payment Calculation Worksheet .............................................................. 10-287 891 CCC-851-1, Emergency Loss Assistance for Livestock Payment Calculation Worksheet ............................................................................................................ 10-299 892-899 (Reserved)

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  • Table of Contents (Continued)

    Page No. Part 11 ELAP Payment Provisions

    Section 1 General Payment Provisions 900 General Payment Provisions for Web-Based ELAP Payments ........................... 11-1 901 Payment Limitation .............................................................................................. 11-3 902 Payment Eligibility .............................................................................................. 11-4 903 Funds Control ...................................................................................................... 11-6 904-914 (Reserved)

    Section 2 Issuing ELAP Payments 915 Overview .............................................................................................................. 11-25 916 Program Year Selection Page .............................................................................. 11-27 917 Select Administrative State/County Page ............................................................ 11-28 918 ELAP Main Menu ................................................................................................ 11-29 919 Recording ELAP Payment Data .......................................................................... 11-30 920 Modifying/Deleting Previously Recorded ELAP Payment Data ........................ 11-36 921 Modify/Delete Calculated Payment Web Page.................................................... 11-39 922 Modify Calculated Payment Confirmation Web Page ......................................... 11-41 923 Delete Calculated Payment Confirmation Web Page .......................................... 11-42 924 Handling Overpayments ...................................................................................... 11-43 925 ELAP Payment Process ....................................................................................... 11-46 926 ELAP Payment Reports ....................................................................................... 11-48 927 Payment History Report Detail ......................................................................... 11-49 928 General Provisions for Canceling Payments ....................................................... 11-52 929 General Provisions for Overpayments ................................................................. 11-53

    Exhibits 1 Reports, Forms, Abbreviations, and Redelegations of Authority 2 Definitions of Terms Used in This Handbook 3 Menu and Screen Index 4-7 (Reserved) 8 National Normal Mortality Rate Table 9-15 (Reserved) 16 Standard AU Conversion Chart

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  • Par. 77 77 CCC-856, Livestock Beginning Inventory History Open Range Livestock Operations

    Under the Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) (Continued)

    B Scenario for CCC-856, Livestock Beginning Inventory History Open Range Livestock Operation Under the Livestock Indemnity Program Example (Continued) County Office calculed the approved calendar year LBIH by dividing the sum of LBIHs in items 15 by the number of LBIH calendar years in item 15.

    988 + 1014 + 1,050 + 1,040 = 4092/4 = 1,023 Approved LBIH = Beginning Inventory to Enter in CCC-852, item 15.

    BJ of BJs Livestock signed CCC-856 on April 15, 2014.

    *--C Adjustment to Approved Calendar Year LBIH Adjustment to approved calendar year LBIH may need to be made during the calendar year of loss when an open range livestock operation makes a significant reduction in livestock beginning inventory, such as a reduction a reduction in the herd size of