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2012 burley tobacco buy-out payments

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The USDA Farm Service Agency has completed the payments for Harrison County’s 1,628 Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP) contracts for 2012. Payments totaling $2,824,886 have been deposited into contract holders’ bank accounts beginning Jan. 19, 2012. TTPP contracts are paid through 2014. There are two annual payments remaining 2013 and 2014.
For producers with grain bases, sign up for the 2012 Direct and Counter Cyclical (DCP) program began Jan. 23, 2012 with a deadline of June 1, 2012.