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  1. USDA Designates 13 Georgia Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 06:40 AM

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 13 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Barrow, Clarke, Dade, Greene, Hancock, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Putnam, Taliaferro, Walker, Walton, and Warren, who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

  2. USDA Designates 24 Georgia Counties as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Tue Nov 19, 2019 06:33 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2019 — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 24 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

     

  3. USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Thu Oct 10, 2019 09:57 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2019 – Dairy producers can now enroll in the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) for calendar year 2020. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened signup today for the program that helps producers manage economic risk brought on by milk price and feed cost disparities.

  4. Nearly 17,000 Dairy Operations Enrolled in Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Mon Aug 19, 2019 03:21 PM

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 19, 2019 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that producers of nearly 17,000 dairy operations have signed up for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program since signup opened June 17. Producers interested in 2019 coverage must sign up before Sept. 20, 2019.

  5. USDA Opens Signup for Market Facilitation Program

    Fri Aug 9, 2019 06:10 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 29, 2019 – Signup opens today for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to assist farmers who continue to suffer from damages because of unjustified trade retaliation from foreign nations. Through MFP, USDA will provide up to $14.5 billion in direct payments to impacted producers, part of a broader trade relief package announced in late July. The sign-up period runs through Dec. 6.