Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) Coverage for
Bladen County Farmers and Producers
The Farm Service Agency's (FSA)
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)
provides financial assistance to Bladen County
producers of non-insurable crops when low yields,
loss of inventory or prevented planting occur due to
a natural disaster.
producers must apply for coverage of non-insurable
crops using Form CCC-471, and pay the applicable
service fee at the FSA office where their farm
records are maintained. The application and
service fee must be filed by the sales closing date.
Since sales closing dates vary by crop, contact the
Bladen County FSA office for the applicable date for
An eligible producer is a
landowner, tenant or sharecropper who shares in the
risk of producing an eligible crop and is entitled
to an ownership share of that crop. As authorized by
the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (2008
Act), an individual's or entity's average nonfarm
adjusted gross income (AGI) limitation cannot exceed
$500,000 to be eligible for NAP.
service fee is the lesser of $250 per crop or $750
per producer per administrative county, not to
exceed a total of $1,875 for a producer with farming
interests in multiple counties.
Limited resource producers in Bladen County may
request a waiver of the service fee. To qualify for
an administrative service fee waiver, the producer
must meet established criteria. For more
information contact the Bladen County FSA office at
(910-862-3179, 450 Smith Circle Elizabethtown, N.C.