- December 2, 2013 – NAP Sales Closing Date for Apples, Asparagus, Cherries, Caneberries, Grapes, Honey, Plums and Strawberries – News Release
- December 2, 2013 – Deadline for COC Election Ballots to be Returned to the Office or Postmarked
- March 15, 2014 – NAP Sales Closing Date for Alfalfa, Mixed Forage, Spring Seeded Annual Crops (Barley, Oats, Vegetables), Grass, Sorghum Forage
- March 31, 2014 – Deadline to Request Commodity Loans for Barley, Canola, Crambe, Flaxseed, Honey, Oats, Rapeseed, Wheat and Sesame Seed
- May 31, 2014 – Deadline to Request Commodity Loans for Corn, Dry Pease, Grain Sorghum, Lentils, Mustard Seed, Safflower Seed, Chickpeas, Soybeans, Sunflowers
The Farm Service Agency will begin issuing payments in late October to eligible producers in the following programs:
2013 CRP Rental Payments – News Release
2013 DCP Direct Payments – News Release
2012 ACRE-ACRE Payments – News Release
FSA’s ability to process and disburse 2013 crop year commodity loans has resumed.
Producers that incurred livestock losses due to the blizzard conditions occurring in October 2013 are encourage to document the losses for future disaster relief programs. News Release
The Authority for the 2013 Direct and Counter-cyclical Program (DCP), Average Crop Revenue Assistance Program (ACRE), and Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) expired as of September 30, 2013.
Congress is currently in the process of formulating new Farm Bill legislation for the 2014 program year, and we hope to be able to announce new program information in the near future. Producers are encouraged to keep records up to date with FSA.
Programs that currently are available include:
100 Beef Cow/100 Acre Ownership Advantage Program Seminar – Brochure
For more information visit www.cfra.org/veteran_farmers_project
or call 402-617-7946.
The Land Contract (LC) Guarantee Program is a new FSA loan program that will provide a government backed guarantee to landowners who sell their farm real estate to a beginning or socially disadvantaged farmer/rancher through a private land contract. Under this program there are two options, one that guarantees up to three annual installment payments on the contract and another that guarantees 90% of the unpaid principal balance of the contract. Only new land contracts are eligible for this program and the purchase price must not exceed $500,000. Contracts must be amortized over a minimum of 20 years and the buyer must provide a down payment of 5% of the purchase price. The guarantee period is for 10 years.
All 2009, 2010 and 2011 program participants who received benefits subject to Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) limitations are required to provide written consent to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the disclosure of certain information to FSA. Program participants who have not filed the required consent need to submit form CCC-931 immediately to avoid a request for refund of applicable FSA and NRCS program payments.
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Our primary mission is to help Nebraska farmers and ranchers secure the highest possible financial assistance from USDA programs through accurate, timely and efficient program delivery.
Nebraska FSA is proud to continue its strong tradition of providing customer-based service to Nebraska producers. The hard working men and women of our FSA county offices are at the forefront of our efforts and remain the primary contact for program participation. We encourage you to speak with the staff at your local office on how we can be of service. Our web site can help you learn more about FSA programs and services and help you locate your local FSA Service Center.
State Executive Director
Nebraska State Farm Service Agency
7131 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510