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  1. Nearly 2 Billion Now Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes

    Mon Jul 30, 2018 03:59 PM

    Agricultural producers affected by wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup began July 16, 2018, and continues through Nov. 16, 2018. 

  2. USDA Opens Election Period for Seed Cotton Program

    Mon Jul 30, 2018 03:38 PM

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that seed cotton producers, who want to participate in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2018 crop year, may now submit applications. The signup period begins today and ends on Dec. 7, 2018. 

  3. Disaster Resources Available in California Due to Drought and Wildfires

    Mon Jul 23, 2018 01:00 PM

    DAVIS, California, July 23, 2018— California Farm Service Agency Executive Director Aubrey Bettencourt today reminded ranchers, farmers and producers in California that resources, including emergency, direct and guaranteed farm loans may be available to help them recover and rebuild in the wake of droughts and wildfires.

  4. USDA to Help Producers in California Prepare for Addition of Seed Cotton to Two Key Safety Net Programs

    Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:54 AM

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is sending acreage history and yield reports to agricultural producers in California with generic base acres covered by the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs. Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Aubrey Bettencourt said the information will help producers decide the best options for how to allocate generic base acres, given the addition of seed cotton as a covered commodity in the programs.

  5. USDA Resumes Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

    Mon Jun 4, 2018 09:05 AM