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Assistance Available to Offset H5N1 Milk Losses
Assistance Available to Offset H5N1 Milk Losses

Impacted dairy producers can now apply for financial assistance through ELAP

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Disaster Assistance Programs

USDA offers a variety of programs to help farmers, ranchers, communities, and businesses that have been hard hit by natural disaster events.


Disaster Assistance Programs

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


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


FSA County Committees

FSA is now accepting nominations for candidates in certain elective areas.

FSA County Committees

FSA in the News

  • USDA and Fort Belknap Indian Community Partner to Support Working Lands Conservation

    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2024— The Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana is 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). The Fort Belknap Indian Community is entering into a CREP agreement with USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) to enroll eligible grassland, pastureland, and other agricultural lands within the boundaries of the reservation, as well as on other eligible land owned by Tribe members.       
  • USDA Announces August 14 Application Deadline for Emergency Relief Program Assistance for Commodity and Specialty Crop Producers Impacted by 2022 Natural Disasters 

    WASHINGTON, July 15, 2024 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the deadline for commodity and specialty crop producers to apply for the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) for 2022 natural disaster losses is Aug. 14, 2024. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) began accepting ERP 2022 applications in October 2023.   
  • USDA Announces July 2024 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

    WASHINGTON, July 1, 2024 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for July 2024, which are effective July 1, 2024. USDA 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, July 1, 2024 – 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 2023, which runs from Oct. 1, 2023, to Sept. 30, 2024.

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