2017 WHIP provides up to $2.36 billion in disaster assistance to farmers and ranchers impacted by the 2017 wildfires and hurricanes. To apply, contact your local USDA service center or visit Farmers.gov.
File a timely crop acreage report for spring-planted crops with your local FSA office. Acreage reports help determine eligibility for FSA programs, determining conservation compliance and are used for historical purposes. Hear more about crop acreage reporting from FSA Administrator Richard Fordyce.
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For farmer stories and "news you can use" visit the blog on Farmers.gov, USDA's new website built by farmers, for farmers.
Kerry Planck of New York built her organic goat dairy and soap and skincare business with help from USDA and a SCORE mentor. Read Kerry's story and more on the FSA FencePost.
Your FSA Farm Loan Compass booklet provides information regarding the responsibilities of FSA loan borrowers and available loan servicing options.
FSA offers disaster assistance and low-interest loan programs to assist agricultural producers in their recovery efforts during qualifying natural disasters. If you are a farmer or rancher impacted by recent disasters, contact your USDA Service Center today.
To reach small, niche, and underserved producers, including those in urban areas, Micro Lenders may offer customers up to $50,000 on EZ Guaranteed Loans to finance their farm operations.
Lenders may now request EZ Guarantees on applications up to $100,000 for farm operating or farm ownership purposes. This means less paperwork, less analysis, and streamlined financial underwriting.
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