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Published under: Contracts, Marketing
Federal Law Protects Farmers’ Rights to be Paid for Fruit and Vegetable Contracts
July 1, 2007

As a farmer selling fruit and vegetable crops, your right to be paid is typically governed by your agreements with the buyers of your produce. However, you have certain rights beyond those agreements under a federal law called the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act, or “the PACA.” This 4-page handout provides a very general overview of protections for farmers under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (the PACA).

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