Maximum Average Loss Level [Agriculture] Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 760.1302 [Title 7—Agriculture, Subtitle B - Regulations of the Department of Agriculture, Chapter VII - Farm Service Agency, Department of Agriculture, Subchapter D - Special Programs, Part 760 - Indemnity Payment Programs, Subpart N - Dairy Economic Loss Assistance Payment Program], maximum average loss level means “the maximum average level of crop loss to be attributed to a participant without acceptable production records (verifiable or reliable). Loss levels are expressed in either a percent of loss or yield per acre, and are intended to reflect the amount of production that a participant would have been expected to make if not for the eligible disaster conditions in the area or county, as determined by the county committee in accordance with instructions issued by the Deputy Administrator.”