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Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments for Upland Cotton

With cotton prices as low as they are, it has triggered LDP payments for upland cotton. The Adjusted World Price (AWP) is updated every Thursday, but as of April 16, it was 44.78. The LDP is the difference in the AWP and the base loan rate of 52 cents. Therefore, the current LDP rate is 7.22.

For more information regarding commodity loan programs for cotton, refer to the following link.

https://secure.caes.uga.edu/extension/publications/files/pdf/C%201194_1.PDF