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  1. USDA Designates Carbon County, Wyoming, as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 04:36 PM

    Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border State Also Available

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2018 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Carbon County, Wyoming, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  2. USDA Designates Two Colorado Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Fri Oct 5, 2018 03:23 PM

    Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border State Also Available

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2018 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated two Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Morgan and Phillips counties, who suffered losses due to hail, high winds, rain and tornadoes that occurred July 28 through July 29, 2018, may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  3. USDA Adds Shelled Almonds and Fresh Sweet Cherry to Market Facilitation Program

    Mon Sep 24, 2018 02:49 PM

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2018 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the addition of commodities to the trade mitigation package aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. Starting Monday, Sept. 24, producers of shelled almonds and fresh sweet cherries may apply for Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments at their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office. In addition, the timeline for hog producers has been extended.

  4. USDA Designates Eight Kansas Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Wed Aug 29, 2018 03:16 PM

    Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2018 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated eight counties in Kansas as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Atchison, Graham, Lane, Marshall, Nemaha, Scott, Sherman and Washington counties who suffered losses due to drought, hail, high winds, excessive rain, flooding or lightning, may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  5. USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation

    Tue Aug 28, 2018 04:28 PM

    (Washington, D.C., August 27, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation by foreign nations. President Donald J. Trump directed Secretary Perdue to craft a short-term relief strategy to protect agricultural producers while the Administration works on free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals to open more markets in the long run to help American farmers compete globally. As announced last month, USDA will authorize up to $12 billion in programs, consistent with our World Trade Organization obligations.