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  1. USDA to Host 2018 Farm Bill Implementation Listening Session

    Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:00 AM

    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.

  2. USDA Authorizes Emergency Grazing of CP25 Conservation Reserve Program Acres for Kansas

    Wed Jul 18, 2018 12:00 AM

    (Manhattan, Kansas), July 18, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director David Schemm today announced the additional authorization of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practice CP25 acres for emergency grazing only, for the remainder of fiscal year 2018 through September 30. This authorization covers the same 44 counties previously authorized for emergency haying and grazing on other CRP practices. A map of currently authorized counties can be found on the Kansas FSA webpage, www.fsa.usda.gov/ks.

  3. USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying and Grazing of Conservation Reserve Program Acres for Kansas

    Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:00 AM

    (Manhattan, Kansas), July 12, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director David Schemm today announced that 43 Kansas counties are authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for the remainder of fiscal year 2018, which runs through September 30.  A map of authorized counties can be found on the Kansas FSA webpage, www.fsa.usda.gov/ks.

  4. USDA Authorizes Emergency Haying and Grazing of Conservation Reserve Program Acres for Kansas

    Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:00 AM

    (Manhattan, Kansas), July 12, 2018 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director David Schemm today announced that 43 Kansas counties are authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres for the remainder of fiscal year 2018, which runs through September 30.  A map of authorized counties can be found on the Kansas FSA webpage, www.fsa.usda.gov/ks.

  5. 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.