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  1. USDA Offers Flood Impacted California Farmers and Ranchers Immediate Disaster Assistance

    Fri Feb 15, 2019 05:42 PM

    California Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers across the state of federal farm program benefits that may be available to help eligible producers recover from recent heavy rains and flooding.

  2. USDA Reminds Producers Feb 14 Deadline for Market Facilitation Program

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 01:09 PM

    Today Feb. 14 is the last day to submit your Market Facilitation Program (MFP) application. The final day to certify 2018 production is May 1, 2019.

  3. USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 01:04 PM

    USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public input on the changes to existing programs implemented by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Risk Management Agency. Each agency will take into account stakeholder input when making discretionary decisions on program implementation.

  4. USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers in California

    Tue Nov 20, 2018 01:39 PM

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) California Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Aubrey Bettencourt reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires that disaster assistance programs are available to support their recovery efforts.

  5. USDA Approves Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome as Eligible Tree Loss

    Tue Nov 20, 2018 01:26 PM

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) California Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Aubrey Bettencourt today announced that Pistachio Bushy Top Syndrome (PBTS) was added as an eligible disease under the Tree Assistance Program (TAP).