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Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment (RTCP)

The Consolidated Appropriation Act 2022 reauthorized the Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment Program (RTCP) for geographically disadvantaged farmers and ranchers to reimburse producers for a portion of the cost to transport agricultural commodities or inputs used to produce an agricultural commodity.

About the Program


RTCP is subject to appropriated funding and rescissions may apply.

Eligible Producers

Producers eligible for RTCP include geographically disadvantaged farmers and ranchers in Hawaii and Alaska or an insular area. This includes farmers and ranchers from the following areas:

  • Hawaii
  • Alaska
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
  • Guam
  • American Samoa
  • Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Republic of the Marshall Islands
  • Republic of Palau
  • Virgin Island of the United States