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  1. USDA Designates Florida Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Wed Aug 1, 2018 09:51 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2018 — Florida agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to Hurricane Irma, may be eligible for U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans are made available under the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, under two separate disaster designations.

  2. USDA Designates Georgia Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Wed Aug 1, 2018 09:42 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2018 — Georgia agricultural producers who suffered losses and damages due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The loans are made available under the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, for losses caused by two separate disaster events.

  3. USDA Opens Election Period for Seed Cotton Program

    Wed Aug 1, 2018 07:34 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 30, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that seed cotton producers, who want to participate in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2018 crop year, may now submit applications. The signup period begins today and ends on Dec. 7, 2018.

  4. Applications Being Accepted From Florida Producers Recovering from the Effects of 2017 Hurricanes

    Wed Jul 18, 2018 07:27 AM

    GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA July 18, 2018– U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Florida Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Justin Teuton today announced that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help them recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup began July 16, 2018, and continues through November 16, 2018.

  5. Nearly $2 Billion Now Available for Eligible Producers Affected by 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires

    Tue Jul 17, 2018 09:46 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2018– Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by hurricanes and wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations. Signup begins July 16, 2018, and continues through Nov. 16, 2018.