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USDA/FCIC RIN: 0563-AC77 Publication ID: Spring 2022 
Title: ●Pandemic Cover Crop Program 

This rule announced the Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP) to provide support for agricultural producers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2022 crop year.  USDA is dedicating funding to reach a broader set of producers than in previous COVID-19 assistance programs, with a specific focus on strengthening outreach to underserved producers and communities and small and medium agricultural operations.  As a part of that initiative, this rule established PCCP for 2022.

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 460   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 1506 (i)    7 U.S.C. 1506 (o)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  02/11/2022  87 FR 7927   
Final Action Effective  04/12/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Deirdre Holder
Branch Chief, Regulatory Analysis and PRA Requirements Branch
Department of Agriculture
Farm Production and Conservation Business Center, 1400 Independence Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20250-0572
Phone:202 205-5851