Your local FSA Office has approximately no more than 60 days, per handbook 1-CTAP, to accept all applications for the 2014 Cotton Transitional Assistant Program for its’ county. Please do not postpone signing up your farm or farms by visiting your Farm Service Office today.
For farms which have cotton generic base acres the Cotton Transitional Assistant Program (CTAP) sign up began August 11 and ends October 7 for the 2014 crop year.
If the farm is not signed up by October 7 for the 2014 crop year the following late-filed procedure applies, per handbook 1-CTAP:
• for any 2014 CTAP application share for which a producer made an application after the 2014 deadline, the producer’s late-filed application will be processed by either of the following methods:
• disapproved, with applicable appeal rights issued according to 1-APP
• if accompanied by a written explanation from the producer explaining the late-filing (required for any case for which relief is being contemplated), forwarded to DAFP through STC with recommendations for DAFP action.