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  1. Trump Administration Appoints Evan Frasure to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Idaho

    Wed Nov 15, 2017 03:11 PM

    BOISE, Idaho -- Nov. 15, 2017- The Trump Administration recently appointed Evan Frasure as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Idaho Farm Service Agency (FSA). Frasure joined the Idaho FSA team on Monday, Nov. 13.

  2. USDA Offers Targeted Farm Loan Funding for Underserved Groups and Beginning Farmers

    Thu Nov 9, 2017 02:15 PM

    (BOISE, Idaho), November 9, 2017 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Idaho Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director, Aaron Johnson, reminds producers that FSA offers specially targeted farm ownership and farm operating loans to underserved applicants as well as beginning farmers and ranchers.

  3. FSA County Committee Elections to Begin; Producers to Receive Ballots Week of Nov. 6

    Thu Nov 2, 2017 04:39 PM

    BOISE, ID, Nov. 02, 2017 – Idaho Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting State Executive Director Aaron Johnson today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will begin mailing ballots to eligible farmers and ranchers for the 2017 FSA County Committee elections on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Producers must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Dec. 4, 2017, to ensure that their vote is counted.

  4. USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage in 2018

    Tue Oct 31, 2017 03:59 PM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting Nov. 1, 2017, farmers and ranchers with base acres in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) safety net program may enroll for the 2018 crop year. The enrollment period will end on Aug. 1, 2018.

  5. USDA Issues Safety-Net Payments to Idaho Farmers

    Thu Oct 26, 2017 04:32 PM

    (BOISE, Idaho) Oct. 26, 2017 – USDA Idaho Farm Service Agency (FSA), Acting State Executive Director, Aaron Johnson announced that approximately 11,000 Idaho farms that enrolled in safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill will receive financial assistance for the 2016 crop year. The programs, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), are designed to protect against unexpected drops in crop prices or revenues due to market downturns.