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  1. USDA Extends Deadline to Report Spring-Seeded Crops in Arkansas

    Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:00 PM

    (LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas), July 10, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Arkansas impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices and federal crop insurance agents.

  2. USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Arkansas Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Thu Jul 11, 2019 04:17 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, July 11, 2019 — Arkansas agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in 27 Arkansas counties, the primary damaged area, who incurred losses due excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, lightning and tornadoes that occurred since Oct. 1, 2018. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due March 2, 2020.

  3. USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Arkansas Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Mon Jul 1, 2019 11:30 AM

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, July1, 2019 — Arkansas agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in Lonoke and Pulaski counties, the primary damaged area, who incurred losses caused by excessive rain, high winds, ice and a tornado that occurred on March 9, 2019. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due Dec. 30, 2019.

  4. USDA Offers Low-Interest Loans for Agricultural Producers in Louisiana Impacted by Natural Disasters

    Wed Jun 26, 2019 02:20 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, June 25, 2019 — Louisiana agricultural producers who lost property due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) physical loss loans. The Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers these low-interest loans to agricultural producers in Lincoln and Union parishes, the primary damaged area, who incurred losses due to a tornado that occurred between April 24 and April 25, 2019. Approval is limited to applicants who suffered severe physical losses only, including the loss of buildings and livestock. Applications are due Feb. 11, 2020.

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

    Mon Jun 24, 2019 03:33 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 24, 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.