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Price Support

About the Program

Price Support Initiatives

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is an organization with a legacy of responding quickly to program legislation, being service-oriented, and focusing on producer needs.

Read more about Price Support Initiatives

Commodity Loans

Marketing assistance loans provide producers interim financing at harvest time to meet cash flow needs without having to sell their commodities when market prices are typically at harvest-time lows.

Read more about Commodity Loans

Loan Deficiency Payments

For a commodity to be eligible for a marketing assistance loan or a loan deficiency payment (LDP), the producer must have beneficial interest in the commodity in addition to other eligibility requirements.

Read more about Loan Deficiency Payments

Facility Loan Programs

Under the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Charter Act, USDA may make loans to producers to build or upgrade farm storage and handling facilities.

Read more about Facility Loan Programs

Loan Rates

The commodity loan rates are available in PDF only and are available here.


These reports provide a host of information about loan activities, LDPs, loan forfeitures, and much more.

Read more about Price Support Reports