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  1. USDA Helps Cotton Producers Maintain, Expand Domestic Market

    Wed Mar 7, 2018 12:00 AM

    (MEMPHIS, TN, March 3, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced at the 66th Annual Mid-South Farm and Gin Show the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking action to assist cotton producers through a Cotton Ginning Cost Share (CGCS) program in order to expand and maintain the domestic marketing of cotton.

  2. Trump Administration Appoints David Schemm to Serve as State Executive Director for USDA’s Farm Service Agency in Kansas

    Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:00 PM

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2017- The Trump Administration recently appointed David Schemm as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Kansas Farm Service Agency (FSA). Schemm joined the Kansas FSA team on Monday, November 13.

  3. USDA Designates Three Counties in Kansas as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Colorado

    Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2017 — In response to a request from Jack Salava, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) acting State Executive Director in Kansas, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Grant, Kingman and Sherman counties in Kansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by high winds, hail, excessive rain and flash flooding that occurred from May 11, 2017, through June 20, 2017.

  4. Low Interest Emergency Physical Loss Loans Available for Two Oklahoma Counties with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Mon May 22, 2017 12:00 AM

    (STILLWATER, Okla.), May 22, 2017 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Administrator Chris Beyerhelm today announced that physical loss loans are available for two counties in Oklahoma. Farm operators who have suffered major physical losses caused by high winds and excessive snow that occurred on April 29 through April 30, 2017, may be eligible for emergency loans.

  5. USDA Offers Help to Fire-Affected Farmers and Ranchers in Kansas

    Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:00 PM

    (Manhattan, Kansas) – March 13, 2017 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) Acting State Executive Director, Jack Salava in Kansas, reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires that disaster assistance programs are available to support their recovery efforts.