Pandemic Cover Crop Program for 2022

Informational Memorandum: PM-22-004
The FCIC announced the Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP) for 2022. The program functions the same as PCCP for 2021 with the following changes:

  • Cover crops planted after June 15, 2021 and cultivated over the summer for fall-planted insured crops now trigger the benefit.
  • Whole-Farm Revenue Protection is now eligible for PCCP benefits in addition to any benefit applied to underlying policies.
  • States that maintain their own cover crop program now include a supplemental, dollar-for-dollar Federal match in addition to any base PCCP eligibility. Therefore, a producer in a participating State may receive up to $5/ac in base PCCP, an amount per acre established by the State, and an additional amount of PCCP equal to the amount established by the State.

Enrollment for the Pandemic Cover Crop Program (PCCP) ends on March 15, 2022.

The following resources are now available: