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Inflation Reduction Act Assistance for Distressed Borrowers
Inflation Reduction Act Assistance for Distressed Borrowers

We’re working to keep borrowers farming, remove obstacles that currently prevent many borrowers from returning to their land, and improve the way we approach borrowing and loan servicing in the long-term.

Learn more about assistance for for Inflation Reduction Act Assistance for Distressed Borrowers

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Emergency Relief

The Emergency Relief Program and Emergency Livestock Relief Program are helping farmers offset losses from 2020 and 2021 natural disasters.

Emergency Relief

Nationwide Survey on USDA Programs

Producers can now take a nationwide survey to help USDA improve and increase access to its programs and services, including those offered by FSA.

Nationwide Survey on USDA Programs

AskUSDA

AskUSDA: One Central entry point for you to access information and help from USDA.

AskUSDA

Haying & Grazing Conservation Reserve Program Acres

Livestock producers needing to grazing CRP acres under emergency (drought) and non-emergency conditions should contact their local FSA for eligibility, eligible practices, and related program details before initiating any haying and grazing activities.

Haying & Grazing Conservation Reserve Program Acres

FSA in the News

  • USDA Announces December 2022 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for December 2022, which are effective Dec. 1, 2022. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help agricultural producers start or expand their farming operation, purchase equipment and storage structures or meet cash flow needs.

  • USDA and Three Tribal Nations to Enter Historic Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Agreements to Support Working Lands Conservation

    RAPID CITY, South Dakota, Nov. 17, 2022— Three Tribal Nations in the Great Plains are partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help conserve, maintain and improve grassland productivity, reduce soil erosion, and enhance wildlife habitat through the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).

  • USDA Previews Crop and Revenue Loss Assistance for Agricultural Producers 

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2022 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced plans for additional emergency relief and pandemic assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA is preparing to roll out the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase Two as well as the new Pandemic Assistance Revenue Program (PARP), which are two programs to help offset crop and revenue losses for producers.  USDA is sharing early information to help producers gather documents and train front-line staff on the new approach. 

  • USDA Releases Nationwide Farmer, Rancher and Forest Manager Prospective Customer Survey

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 9. 2022 – Producers can now take a nationwide survey to help the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) improve and increase access to its programs and services for America’s farmers, ranchers, and forest managers. The survey includes new and existing customers. USDA encourages all agricultural producers to take the survey, especially those who have not worked with USDA previously

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