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  1. USDA Reminds Producers of Feb. 14 Deadline for Market Facilitation Program

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 03:38 PM

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2019 – Agricultural producers have until Feb. 14, 2019, to sign up for USDA’s Market Facilitation Program (MFP), launched last year to help producers suffering from damages due to unjustified trade retaliation. Producers can apply without proof of yield but must certify 2018 production by May 1, 2019. Since its launch in September 2018, more than 864,000 producers have applied, supporting those hit hard with nearly $8 billion in estimated payments

  2. USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session

    Thu Feb 14, 2019 03:22 PM

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that 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.

  3. USDA Offers Secure, Convenient Online Business Options

    Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:25 AM

    Farmers, Ranchers and Foresters Encouraged to Sign-In/Sign-Up

     

    Dover, DE – October 16, 2018 - Farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers in Delaware have new online options to access U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs. Through USDA’s new streamlined process producers can now register, track and manage their applications for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) on the secure and convenient https://www.farmers.gov/sign-in.

  4. USDA Issues Safety-Net and Conservation Payments to Delaware Farmers

    Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:17 AM

    (Dover, DE) -- Oct. 17, 2018 – USDA Delaware Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Sean McKeon, announced that approximately $1.4 million will be paid to Delaware farms that enrolled in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for 2017 market downturns. Additionally, Delaware FSA will distribute nearly $500,000 in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) rental payments to landowners for their commitment to conservation stewardship.

  5. Secretary Perdue Names FSA Administrator

    Mon May 14, 2018 11:51 AM