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USDA can assist with organic certification costs. 

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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

Advancing Equity at FSA

FSA recognizes equity as a driving force and stands committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all programs and services.

Advancing Equity at FSA


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Conservation Reserve Program

With yearly rental payments, CRP helps producers and landowners protect natural resources by establishing land cover, improving water quality and increasing wildlife habitat. There are many opportunities to participate for the quality of your land and the health of the environment.

Conservation Reserve Program

FSA in the News

  • USDA Announces Milk Loss Assistance for Dairy Operations Impacted by 2020, 2021 and 2022 Disaster Events

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2023 –The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced Milk Loss Program (MLP) assistance for eligible dairy operations for milk that was dumped or removed, without compensation, from the commercial milk market due to qualifying weather events and the consequences of those weather events that inhibited delivery or storage of milk (e.g., power outages, impassable roads, infrastructure losses, etc.) during calendar years 2020, 2021 and 2022. Administered by the Farm Service Agency (FSA), signup for MLP begins Sept. 11 and runs through Oct. 16, 2023. 
  • USDA Announces September 2023 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for September 2023, which are effective Sept. 1, 2023. 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 Announces No Actions Under Feedstock Flexibility Program

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) announced today that it does not expect to purchase and sell sugar under the Feedstock Flexibility Program for crop year 2022, which runs from Oct. 1, 2022, to Sept. 30, 2023.
  • USDA Offers Disaster Program Flexibilities for Flood-Impacted Producers in the Northeast

    Richmond, Vt., Aug. 14, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) have authorized policy flexibilities for key disaster assistance programs and crop insurance to aid Northeast agricultural operations that have been significantly impacted by recent flooding in 2023.

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