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  1. Secretary Perdue Statement on Confirmation of Bill Northey for Key USDA Post

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:00 AM

    (Washington, D.C., February 27, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the Senate’s long-awaited confirmation of Bill Northey to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Northey will serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service (FFAS)*.

  2. USDA Announces a Near-Record Year for Farm Loans

    Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, either directly or guaranteed through commercial lenders in 2017. At year end, FSA was assisting more than 120,000 family farmers with loans totaling just over $25 billion.

  3. Perdue Names Appointees to the Alaska USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

    Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:00 AM

    Palmer, Alaska, Jan. 11, 2018 - U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Alaska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of farm programs and county committee operations, resolving appeals from the agriculture community, and helping to keep producers informed about FSA programs.

  4. Trump Administration Appoints Bryan Scoresby to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Alaska

    Tue Nov 7, 2017 12:00 AM

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Nov. 07, 2017- The Trump Administration recently appointed Bryan Scoresby as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Alaska Farm Service Agency (FSA). Scoresby joined the Alaska FSA team on Monday, Oct. 30.

  5. USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018.