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  1. USDA Announces Enrollment Period for Safety Net Coverage for 2018

    Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:28 AM

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 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.

  2. USDA Designates Cumberland County in Maine as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

    Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:00 PM

    WASHINGTON, Sep. 29, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Cumberland County in Maine as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by a recent drought.

  3. USDA Designates 2 Counties in New Hampshire as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

    Tue Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM

    WASHINGTON, Sep. 2, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Cheshire and Strafford counties in New Hampshire as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by a recent drought.

  4. USDA Designates 8 Counties in New Hampshire as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Surrounding States

    Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:28 AM

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2016 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated eight counties in New Hampshire as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by freeze and unseasonably warm temperatures that occurred from Feb. 1, 2016, through April 30, 2016.

  5. Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Proclaims August 7-13 National Farmers Market Week

    Mon Jul 11, 2016 01:00 PM

    WASHINGTON, July 11, 2016 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today signed a proclamation declaring Aug. 7-13, 2016, as National Farmers Market Week. This year marks the 17th annual National Farmers Market Week to honor and celebrate the important role that farmers markets play in local economies.