Prevented planting disaster payments are authorized by the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019. The prevented planting disaster payments provide supplemental payments to producers that have been prevented from planting an eligible crop and had coverage under Federal crop insurance.

Producers participating in Federal crop insurance for the 2019 crop year and experienced a payable prevented planting payment related to an eligible cause of loss in the 2019 calendar year. The eligible causes of loss are excess moisture/precipitation, flood, cold wet weather, storm surge, tornado, volcanic eruption, hurricane/tropical depression, and cyclone.