FSA extended deadlines on many of its programs because of the government shutdown and emergency nature of programs.
Users with a secure Level 2 eAuthentication ID can apply for select USDA programs like the Market Facilitation Program and the 2017 Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program (WHIP). Register for secure online access (Level 2 eAuthentication) at
For farmer stories and "news you can use" visit the blog on Farmers.gov, USDA's new website built by farmers, for farmers.
From micro-market farming, to operating a farm school and mobile farmers market, Henry and Ardis Crews of North Carolina keep their hometown healthy, while enriching and educating others. Read their 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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