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  1. USDA Designates Yuma County in Arizona as a Primary Natural Disaster Area with Assistance to Producers in California

    Tue Apr 3, 2018 11:18 AM

    WASHINGTON, April 3, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Yuma County in Arizona as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  2. USDA Reopens Enrollment for Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool

    Tue Apr 3, 2018 09:15 AM

    WASHINGTON, April 3, 2018— U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is encouraging dairy producers to consider enrolling in the new and improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy), which will provide better protections for dairy producers from shifting milk and feed prices. With changes authorized under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has set the enrollment period to run from April 9, 2018 to June 1, 2018.

  3. USDA Designates Yavapai County in Arizona as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

    Thu Mar 29, 2018 05:39 PM

    WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Yavapai County in Arizona as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  4. USDA Designates 12 Counties in Arizona as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Wed Mar 14, 2018 01:25 PM

    WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 12 counties in Arizona as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Those counties are:

  5. USDA Helps Cotton Producers Maintain, Expand Domestic Market

    Sun Mar 4, 2018 03:58 PM

    (MEMPHIS, TN, March 3, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking action to assist cotton producers through a Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program in order to expand and maintain the domestic marketing of cotton.