Program Description

A producer who is eligible to obtain a loan, but who agrees to forgo the loan, may obtain an LDP. The LDP rate equals the amount by which the applicable loan rate where the commodity is stored exceeds the alternative loan repayment rate for the respective commodity. The LDP equals the LDP rate times the quantity of the commodity for which the LDP is requested at USDA/FSA.

General Program Requirements

Visit the local USDA/FSA to find a local office. It is best to contact the local office first to ensure necessary paperwork is brought to the office.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

Visit the local USDA/FSA to find a local office. It is best to contact the local office first to ensure necessary paperwork is brought to the office.

Program Contact Information

Kelly Dawson - Cotton
Program Manager
kelly.hereth@wdc.usda.gov
202-720-0448

Kathy Sayers - Peanuts
Program Manager
kathy.sayers@wdc.usda.gov
979-680-5155

DeAnn Allen - all other eligible commodities
Program Manager
deann.allen@wdc.usda.gov
202-720-9889

Additional Information

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number10.051
Current Method of Tribal EligibilityProgram not specific to American Indians and Alaska Natives, but they are eligible
Funding TypeMandatory
Matching Funds RequiredNo
Number of People Served by this Program (Approximate)CCC issued over 54,000 LDPs in FY 2015 (crop price dependent)
Length of ProgramFor most commodities, available after harvest until into the next calendar year.

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