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  1. Dairy Farmers Have Until June 1 to Apply for Improved Safety Net under Margin Protection Program

    Fri May 25, 2018 02:06 PM

    WASHINGTON, May 25, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds dairy farmers of the June 1 deadline to enroll in the improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy).  Many producers will see payments in early June, depending on the coverage they elect.

  2. FSA County Committee Nominations Launch June 15

    Wed May 23, 2018 08:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 22, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America’s farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates to lead, serve and represent their community on their local county committee. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will accept nominations for county committee members beginning Friday, June 15, 2018.

  3. USDA Designates Four Counties in Georgia as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Florida

    Thu May 17, 2018 06:02 PM

    WASHINGTON, May 17, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Berrien, Echols, Lanier and Lowndes counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  4. USDA Designates Five Counties in Georgia as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Florida

    Wed May 16, 2018 08:43 AM

    WASHINGTON, May 14, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Atkinson, Clinch, Coffee, Jeff Davis and Ware counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.

  5. FSA Releases Signup Information for Tree Assistance Program

    Mon May 14, 2018 01:28 PM

    May 14, 2018 – USDA’s Farm Service Agency recently released signup information for the Tree Assistance Program, a nationwide program that provides orchardists and nursery tree growers with cost share assistance to replant eligible trees, bushes, and vines following a natural disaster.