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

    Thu Jul 11, 2019 02:20 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. USDA Extends Deadline to Report Spring-Seeded Crops in Indiana

    Wed Jul 10, 2019 04:11 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., July 10, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Indiana impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices and federal crop insurance agents.

  3. Indiana Farm Service Agency Extends Prevented Plant Crop Reporting Deadline for Non-insured, Non-NAP Producers to July 15

    Fri Jun 28, 2019 04:00 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 28, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is extending the prevented plant crop reporting deadline for Indiana producers affected by spring flooding and excessive moisture.

  4. USDA Offers Producers Options to Re-enroll or Extend Expiring CRP Contracts

    Fri Jun 21, 2019 01:00 PM

    WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019 – Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who want to enroll for the first time in one of the country’s largest conservation programs. FSA’s 52nd signup for CRP runs from June 3 to August 23.

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

    Thu Jun 13, 2019 01:30 PM

    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).