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  1. USDA Reopens Enrollment for Improved Dairy Safety Net Tool

    Fri Apr 6, 2018 07:17 AM

    Bipartisan Budget Act Makes Substantial Program Changes

    WASHINGTON, April 5, 2018— U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is encouraging dairy producers to consider enrolling in the new and improved Margin Protection Program for Dairy (MPP-Dairy), which will provide better protections for dairy producers from shifting milk and feed prices. With changes authorized under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) has set the enrollment period to run from April 9, 2018 to June 1, 2018.

  2. USDA Designates West Baton Rouge Parish in Louisiana as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

    Tue Mar 27, 2018 02:08 PM

    WASHINGTON, March 27, 2018 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated West Baton Rouge Parish in Louisiana as a primary natural disaster area due to losses and damages caused by freeze that occurred from Jan. 16, 2018, through Jan. 18, 2018.

  3. USDA Designates 25 Parishes in Louisiana as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Wed Mar 14, 2018 03:31 PM

    WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 25 parishes in Louisiana as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Those parishes are:

  4. USDA Designates 61 Counties in Arkansas as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Wed Mar 14, 2018 03:31 PM

    WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 61 counties in Arkansas as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Those counties are:

  5. USDA Designates Three Counties in Mississippi as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Wed Mar 14, 2018 03:31 PM

    WASHINGTON, March 14, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Issaquena, Sharkey and Warren counties in Mississippi as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought.