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  1. USDA Designates 12 Counties in New Mexico as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Tue Apr 3, 2018 03:09 PM

    WASHINGTON, April 2, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 12 counties in New Mexico as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Those counties are:

  2. USDA Reopens Enrollment for Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool

    Tue Apr 3, 2018 03:00 PM

    Bipartisan Budget Act Makes Substantial Program Changes

    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 Four Counties in Colorado as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Kansas

    Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:23 PM

    WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Bent, Custer, Huerfano and Prowers counties in Colorado as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  4. Secretary Perdue Statement on Confirmation of Bill Northey for Key USDA Post

    Tue Feb 27, 2018 03:15 PM

    (Washington, D.C., February 27, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today applauded the Senate’s long-awaited confirmation of Bill Northey to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Northey will serve as Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Service (FFAS)*.

  5. Perdue Names Appointees to the Colorado USDA Farm Service Agency State Committee

    Thu Jan 11, 2018 01:00 PM

    Denver, Colo., Jan. 11, 2018 - U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the Colorado USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of farm programs and county committee operations, resolving appeals from the agriculture community, and helping to keep producers informed about FSA programs.