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  1. Farm Service Agency Is Accepting Emergency Forest Restoration Program Applications in 17 Florida Counties Impacted by Hurricane Michael

    Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:08 AM

    (GAINESVILLE, Fla.), Nov. 15, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Justin Teuton announced that 17 Florida counties are accepting applications for the Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP) to address damages from Hurricane Michael.

  2. USDA Reminds Producers of Disaster Program Deadlines

    Wed Nov 14, 2018 01:07 PM

    (GAINESVILLE, FL), November 14, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Justin Teuton reminds Florida producers who experienced losses from natural disasters during the 2017 and 2018 calendar years that they may be eligible for assistance through the Tree Assistance Program (TAP), Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) and Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP).

  3. Additional USDA Disaster Assistance Workshops Set for Hurricane Michael Recovery

    Thu Nov 8, 2018 01:24 PM

    Gainesville, Fla., Nov. 8, 2018 – The U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is hosting disaster assistance and hurricane recovery workshops in Liberty, Gulf, Wakulla and Bay counties. These events are free and open to the public. 

  4. USDA Offers Secure, Convenient Online Business Options

    Tue Oct 16, 2018 01:36 PM

    GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA – Oct. 16, 2018 - Farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers in Florida 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) and 2017 Wildfires Hurricanes Indemnity Program (2017 WHIP) on the secure and convenient

  5. USDA Prepared to Respond to Hurricane Michael

    Fri Oct 12, 2018 07:29 AM

    (Washington, D.C., Oct. 11, 2018) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses potentially impacted by Hurricane Michael of programs to provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices stand ready and eager to help. Additionally, USDA’s Operations Center will function around the clock.