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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 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

  • 2022 Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections Open This Week

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2022 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began mailing ballots this week for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) county and urban county committee elections to all eligible agricultural producers and private landowners across the country. Elections are occurring in certain Local Administrative Areas (LAA) for these committee members who make important decisions about how federal farm programs are administered locally.  Producers and landowners must return ballots to their local FSA county office or have their ballots be postmarked by Dec. 5, 2022, in order for those ballots to be counted.

  • USDA Announces November 2022 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for November 2022, which are effective Nov. 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 Launches Loan Assistance Tool to Enhance Equity and Customer Service

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a new online tool to help farmers and ranchers better navigate the farm loan application process. This uniform application process will help to ensure all farm loan applicants receive equal support and have a consistent customer experience with USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) regardless of their individual circumstances.  

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