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  1. USDA Reminds Producers of Feb. 14 Deadline for Market Facilitation Program

    Tue Feb 12, 2019 01:41 PM

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2019 – Agricultural producers have until Feb. 14, 2019, to sign up for USDA’s Market Facilitation Program (MFP), launched last year to help producers suffering from damages due to unjustified trade retaliation. Producers can apply without proof of yield but must certify 2018 production by May 1, 2019. Since its launch in September 2018, more than 864,000 producers have applied, supporting those hit hard with nearly $8 billion in estimated payments.

  2. Hawaii County Farm Service Agency Is Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications

    Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:26 PM

    (Hilo, Hawaii), September 19, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Lester Ueda today announced that Hawaii County is approved to accept applications for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) to address damages from Hurricane Lane. ECP signup will begin on September 21, 2018, and end on October 23, 2018.

     

  3. Maui County Farm Service Agency Is Accepting Emergency Conservation Program Applications

    Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:14 PM

    (Kahului, Hawaii), September 19, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director James Robello today announced that Maui County is approved to accept applications for the Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) to address damages from Hurricane Lane. ECP signup will begin on September 21, 2018, and end on October 23, 2018.   

  4. USDA Announces Details of Assistance for Farmers Impacted by Unjustified Retaliation

    Thu Aug 30, 2018 03:36 PM

     (Washington, D.C., August 27, 2018) - U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced details of actions the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will take to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified rtaliation by foreign nations.  President Donald J. Trump directed Secretary Perdue to craft a short-term relief strategy to protect agricultural producers wile the Administration works on free, fair, and reciprocal trade deals to open more markets in the long run to help American farmers compete globally. 

  5. USDA Announces Signup for the 2018 Reimbursement Transportation Program

    Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:28 PM

    Honolulu, Hawaii, July 16, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Hawaii State and Pacific Basin Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director AL Frenzel today announced to farmers and ranchers residing outside the contiguous continental United States that the Reimbursement Transportation Cost Payment Program (RTCP) for fiscal year 2018 will begin on July 16, 2018 and end on September 7, 2018.