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  1. USDA Offers Producers Options to Re-enroll or Extend Expiring CRP Contracts

    Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:51 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019 – Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who want to enroll for the first time in one of the country’s largest conservation programs. FSA’s 52nd signup for CRP runs from June 3 to August 23.

  2. Secretary Perdue Announces New Dairy Margin Coverage Signup Begins June 17

    Thu Jun 13, 2019 03:27 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 13, 2019 — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announces that signup begins June 17 for the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, the cornerstone program of the dairy safety net that helps dairy producers manage the volatility of milk and feed prices, operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA).

  3. USDA Designates 28 Colorado Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Fri Jun 7, 2019 12:39 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 7, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 28 Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses caused by recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  4. Farm Service Agency County Committee Nominations Open June 14

    Wed Jun 5, 2019 03:57 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 3, 2019 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will begin accepting nominations for county committee members on Friday, June 14, 2019. Agricultural producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy for the county committee. Individuals may nominate themselves or others as a candidate.

  5. USDA Reminds Producers of Approaching Marketing Assistance Loan Deadlines

    Fri May 24, 2019 05:35 PM

    WASHINGTON, May 24, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminds producers of the May 31, 2019, deadline to apply for crop year 2018 marketing assistance loans for feed grains, upland cotton, soybeans and minor oilseeds.