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  1. USDA Now Making Payments for New Dairy Margin Coverage Program

    Thu Jul 25, 2019 06:42 PM

    WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) opened enrollment for the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program on June 17 and has started issuing payments to producers who purchased coverage. Producers can enroll through Sept. 20, 2019.

  2. New Farmers.gov Feature Helps Producers Find Farm Loans that Fit Their Operation

    Thu Jul 25, 2019 07:02 AM

    WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 – A new online tool can help farmers and ranchers find information on U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) farm loans that may best fit their operations. USDA has launched the new Farm Loan Discovery Tool as the newest feature on farmers.gov, the Department’s self-service website for farmers.

  3. Secretary Perdue Announces New Dairy Margin Coverage Signup Begins June 17

    Mon Jun 17, 2019 09:27 AM

    WASHINGTON, June 13, 2019 — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announces that signup begins June 17 for the new Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program, the cornerstone program of the dairy safety net that helps dairy producers manage the volatility of milk and feed prices, operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA).

  4. USDA Expands Sign Up for Georgians Affected by Hurricane Michael

    Tue Mar 19, 2019 01:51 PM

    ATHENS, GA, March 18, 2019 — State leaders for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced another sign up for Georgia’s farmers, ranchers and forestland owners who suffered damage to working lands due to Hurricane Michael but were not eligible for previous sign ups.

  5. USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session

    Fri Feb 15, 2019 01:54 PM

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2019 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Farm Production and Conservation Bill Northey announced that USDA is hosting a listening session for initial input on the 2018 Farm Bill. USDA is seeking public input on the changes to existing programs implemented by the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Risk Management Agency. Each agency will take into account stakeholder input when making discretionary decisions on program implementation.