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  1. Trump Administration Appoints Sean McKeon to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Delaware

    Thu May 24, 2018 07:52 AM

    DOVER, Del., May 23, 2018- The Trump Administration recently appointed Sean McKeon as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Delaware Farm Service Agency (FSA). McKeon began his new position on May 14, 2018.

  2. Secretary Perdue Names FSA Administrator

    Mon May 14, 2018 11:51 AM
  3. USDA Announces a Near-Record Year for Farm Loans

    Wed Jan 24, 2018 09:31 AM

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 19, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced another year of high activity in its farm loan programs. Hard-working farm families across the country accessed nearly $6 billion in new credit, either directly or guaranteed through commercial lenders in 2017. At year end, FSA was assisting more than 120,000 family farmers with loans totaling just over $25 billion.

  4. USDA Designates Sussex County in Delaware as a Primary Natural Disaster Area with Assistance to Producers in Maryland

    Wed Oct 18, 2017 07:09 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Sussex County in Delaware as a primary natural disaster area due to losses caused by excessive rainfall that occurred from July 28, 2017, through Sept. 21, 2017.

  5. USDA Issues Farm Safety Net and Conservation Payments Total Exceeds $9.6 Billion

    Wed Oct 4, 2017 09:46 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2017 –Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that over $9.6 billion in payments will be made, beginning this week, to producers through the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC), Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Conservation Reserve (CRP) programs.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is issuing approximately $8 billion in payments under the ARC and PLC programs for the 2016 crop year, and $1.6 billion under CRP for 2017.